Pros & Cons of EHRs and Cyberattacks
Posted in Risk Management on Tuesday, May 11, 2021
We have two big things for you this time around in this Chiropractical episode.
First, if you haven't converted to an electronic health record system, our expert shares the three most common objections doctors have to implement EHR. More importantly, she will explain why it may be time to rethink.
Second, in our Ask NCMIC segment, we're talking about cybersecurity and why it pays to get this right specifically. What can you do today to protect yourself and your practice from being attacked?
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Attorney Ken Scaz
Kenneth A. Scaz is a founding member of Golden Scaz Gagain. Ken has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1998. He is licensed to practice in the United States District Courts, for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Ken is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Ken has successfully served as lead counsel on trials involving trucking accidents, automobile accidents, chiropractic malpractice, legal malpractice, negligent security cases, contract claims, workers compensation claims, unemployment compensation claims and general liability claims. Ken also appears before the Florida Administrative Boards to advocate on behalf of doctors.
Ken earned his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1998 and his undergraduate degree from King’s College, where he was a member of the All-Academic Middle Atlantic Conference baseball team.
System Administrator / Jack of Information Technology at NCMIC.
Chick is Sr. Vice President of Enterprise Organizational Development. Chick has nearly 30 years of experience as an executive business leader, independent consultant, speaker and executive coach. He is the co-author of “It Begs the Question – Learn How the Best Managers Drive Performance Through Question-Centric Coaching.” Chick is a past board chair for Special Olympics Iowa and was recognized as the 2013 statewide volunteer of the year. He recently accepted a leadership role with Iowa Women Lead Change. Chick and his wife have three adult sons.
Melissa is Sr. Vice President – Insurance Operations. She’s been with NCMIC since January 2004. As an active part of the Greater Des Moines community, Melissa volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, United Way’s Grad Walk, and Meals from the Heartland, as well as serving on the Board of Trustees for EveryStep. She is the founder of Give Grace Give Hope, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to addressing period poverty in Central Iowa by providing menstrual products to local schools and nonprofits. Melissa and her husband have three daughters.
Mike Whitmer, Vice President of NCMIC's Chiropractic Insurance Programs, has more than 25 years' experience in the business world to share with D.C.s who are starting their chiropractic careers. By day, Mike leads the corporate relations team at NCMIC Group, Inc., teaching at chiropractic colleges about business practices and risk management, and attending trade shows and homecoming events. Mike is also the cofounder of a property management company and a restoration firm that have provided his "real world" experience on writing business plans and dealing with small business finance and operations. He is the board president of Children’s Cancer Connection, and on the board and executive committee of the National MS Society, Upper Midwest Chapter.