What to Know Before Texting Your Patients

How to Ensure Your Texts are HIPAA Compliant

Text messaging is quickly becoming the preferred method of communication for both dentists and patients. Dentistry iQ tells us that automated messaging can reduce no-shows by an average of 80%. Your recall and appointment confirmation processes can become more effective if you utilize text communication.

Many dentists have considered the benefits of this technology but worry about compliance. We’ll give you tips on how to remain HIPAA and TCPA compliant and show you some YAPI features to make it effortless. Continue reading

Configuring HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices Acknowledgement Form

Health care providers must give HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) to their patients at the first service encounter and every time NPP text is changed and collect an acknowledgement of receipt of such notice.

YAPI provides Notice of Privacy Practices Acknowledgement form that helps to collect acknowledgement of receipt of the notice. Continue reading