Archive for February, 2017

Four Things You Need to Know When Switching Dentists

February 16, 2017

Four Things You Need to Know When Switching DentistsWhen you are switching dentists, there are a few things that you need to know. It isn’t quite as simple as cancelling your old dentist, and calling a new one to schedule. There are four things that you need to take into consideration:

  1. Look for Reviews Online

  2. It is important to do good research when you are looking for a new dentist. Your search process should be more than just browsing the web for any dentists in your area. It is important to check that the dentist you are considering has satisfied patients. Be sure to…

Your Right to Your Medical Records

February 2, 2017

Your Right to Your Medical RecordsAccording to HIPAA, and many state laws, you have a right to view your medical records. Whatever the reason – whether you are moving, switching doctors, or consulting a specialist for a certain condition – you are allowed to view these records. However, you need to keep some things in mind when you set out requesting your records

  1. They Do Not Last Forever

  2. While doctors and hospitals are required to keep your medical information, they do not always store it indefinitely. They are required to store your medical records for a certain period of time after your last visit, at which point…