Thirty or more years ago, a criminal would have had to physically broken into your practice to steal precious data, now just a few taps on a keyboard can gain them full access. So you’ll be forgiven in questioning the data security within cloud technology.
A few years ago medical professionals would have felt the need to hide when depression was eating away at them, or that their workload was becoming a problem. Now the subject of mental wellbeing is welcomed. The taboo over mental health has been slowly chipped away.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is now the main reason for cyber insurance claims, having overtaken ransomware and data breaches. Is your practice fully equipped in the event of a hacker’s email slipping past your cyber security, and most importantly, are you fully insured if things go wrong?
As a practice owner, you need to run a tight ship to make sure that everything in your practice ticks over as it should. Time is precious and when you’re busy your priority is your patients rather than insurance. But dropping one ball can lead to a cascade of organisational mayhem. This is where your…Details
Renovation. It’s a word that for some can bring intense excitement, a chance to make your house a home, exactly the way you want it. Before you get started, your number one task on your renovation to-do list should be to check your home insurance covers you for property renovations.
One of the big lures for a hacker is lucrative data which can be sold or ransomed. Patient data, financial data, even research data – everything a healthcare organisation may hold. Is your practice fully covered in case of a breach?
All dental care professionals, including dental nurses, require indemnity insurance as part of their General Dental Council registration. Dental nurses play a vital supporting role in the patient’s clinical journey and unfortunately things can sometimes go wrong, so it’s important to make sure you’ve got the right cover in place should you ever need it.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Criminals are getting smarter, and with technology advancing constantly it’s easy to fall prey to their tricks. If it happens to you, the costs could put your practice at a standstill – if you don’t have the right insurance.
Car theft is on the rise. According to ABI, in the first three months of 2019, insurers paid out to car crime victims every eight minutes. What is being done?
If one or more key members of staff is on sick leave or unable to work, your practice still has a number of financial commitments to make. Business (or Practice) Overheads insurance can support you through these periods – have you considered the worst-case scenarios?
With a data breach potentially costing millions in fines and lawsuits, it’s easy to get caught up in the financial losses when managing your Cyber security. However, reputation damage can be just as serious – have you considered this?
Have you renewed your dental indemnity insurance this year? We’d like to hear how happy you were with your premium and the service you received.
Thousands of new students will be starting on a new adventure when they go off to university this autumn. This is the first step in hopefully a long and fruitful career for dental and medical professionals. Make sure your belongings are fully covered so you can focus on your studies without the worry.
Smart technology has been making its way into our homes over the last few years. It is popular for managing lighting, heating, and also our home security. Is your home as protected as you think?
Running a practice is a tough job and financial pressures are always top of mind. The NHS sickness reimbursements to cover GPs on sick leave were supposed to alleviate some of this stress. However, the numbers don’t always add up, and the experiences vary when trying to claim.
If your dental indemnity renewal date is coming up this August, now is the time to review your cover and make sure you have the right policy that will protect you over the next year, and beyond.
GDPR has been the trigger for highlighting the different types of data that businesses hold on individuals. Detailed PII is critical to running a successful healthcare practice. Do you know the importance of the data that you hold? The different types of personal identifiable information Personal identifiable data is any information that is specific to…Details
Research by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found that despite warnings, people are still using weak passwords that are easily breached. While individuals might lose personal and financial information, practices have responsibility for hundreds of sensitive patient records. Is your practice protected? What are the stats? The NCSC found that the most commonly…Details
In response to changing needs for the dental profession, we’ve yet again improved our dental indemnity cover. Find out how this insurance could help protect your career. Occurrence based, contractual dental indemnity cover, designed for the needs of dental professionals. All Med Pro has launched a new and improved Dental Indemnity insurance policy with additional…Details
When you consider the recent thunderstorms, heavy downpours and grey weather across the UK, you can be forgiven for dreaming of hotter climates. But don’t let the promise of sun, sea and sand make you forget about the practical aspects of any holiday – including your travel insurance. Don’t leave it until the last minute…Details