The DMED Blog
If you like this, then please share!
Posts Currently viewing the tag: "Private Doctors"
Subject Access Request

Our fifth blog from Karen Heaton of Data Protection 4 Business covers how to handle a request from a patient or customer for details of the information that you hold on them. In our blog today, we look at a data subject’s right to access, a powerful tool for individuals who have concerns about…(Read More)

GDPR data processing

In the third in our GDPR for healthcare blog series, Karen Heaton of Data Protection for Business discusses how to ensure that you are processing data lawfully and the necessity to track the data subjects’ consent. How many emails did you receive in the run up to 25th May this year about ‘opt-ins’ to…(Read More)

data breach

In the second in our series of blogs from Karen Heaton of Data Protection 4 Business, she looks at the potential risks involved in GDPR and Data Protection Act (2018) non-compliance. Operational Risks and Penalties We all know about the potential for huge fines from the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…(Read More)

GDPR for private medical practice

Earlier in the year our blog outlined some changes to expect in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 26th May 2018. What else happened? Well, on the same day, the UK introduced the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) which replaced the previous Data Protection Act 1998, and you…(Read More)

Data

UPDATED OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2018 We are currently publishing an up-to-date series of blogs related to GDPR, data protection and private medical practices, written by Karen Heaton of Data Protection 4 Business. Click here to start the series:  GDPR for Healthcare – Introduction UPDATED: JUNE 2018 – This blog was originally published in November 2017 in…(Read More)

Stethoscope

It seems that hardly a week goes by without a news story about how a company has put their own profits above the quality or safety of their services. Private healthcare is no exception, and the industry has been involved in stories of this kind from time to time – the most recent being that…(Read More)

Medical Secretary Qualifications

Working as a secretary in a medical environment involves more than just diary management and typing; it requires an in-depth knowledge of medical terminology, communication skills that are second to none, and a commitment to providing a first class service to consultants and patients. So how do you go about becoming a Medical Secretary…(Read More)

Holiday Cover Medical Practice

As the holiday season is upon us, all business owners, whether medical or non-medical, face the challenge of scheduling cover for staff holidays.  The school holidays create a pressure cooker of demands for time off which need to be approved whilst ensuring that patient care is not compromised.  From an administrative perspective in a…(Read More)

Designated Medical provides professional practice management support to private doctors and consultants. Our team of virtual medical secretaries aim to provide the highest quality service to our clients on a day to day basis. We support our doctors in growing and developing their private practice and we believe Doctify is a key enabler in achieving…(Read More)

Outsource social media

‘Website visitors are 4 times more likely to use social media than search engines to find what they want’ Speaking from personal experience, I found managing multiple social media accounts time consuming and an exhausting process. Managing my followers and unfollowers alone can be a headache, not to mention keeping track of my tweets and…(Read More)

If you like this, then please share!