Dr. Pat Little Financial & Data Risk Management Wesley Chapel, FL

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  • Practice Management Consultant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Friday Courses
Fr244 - A Secret Pay Raise: How Embezzlers Think and Act
Time: 8:30 - 11 AM
Room: Omni, Sycamore
Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
AGD Code: 550

While the majority of dental teams are loyal and honest, it only takes one desperate individual to financially ruin a dental practice. Traditional internal control strategies are useful and important, but they have limitations and may not be as effective as doctors think.  Learn how to mitigate damages by recognizing important warning signs associated with embezzlement and by understanding the characteristics of an embezzler.  Course Objectives: • Recognize the profile of a typical embezzler • Understand what leads to embezzlement in dental offices  • Learn additional actions that need to be taken beyond internal controls • Identify red flag behaviors that are often associated with embezzlement because specific fraud methodologies are openly discussed.  


This presentation is appropriate for dentists, their spouses and dental students only.

Fr258 - HIPAA Security Rule, Data Breaches and Identity Theft: Don't Get Bitten
Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
Room: Omni, International Ballroom C
Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
AGD Code: 566

Dental and medical identify theft is now the fastest growing and most lucrative form of identity theft. Any breach that affects our patient’s private data can result in devastating legal and financial consequences.  Can you afford the fines and loss of patient confidence? Learn the steps to achieve and maintain compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule and explore the real-world measures that practices must take to protect privacy and data. Course objectives: • Learn the steps needed to maintain compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule • Recognize and resolve computer and Internet threats • Understand the types and modalities of identity theft • Analyze hardware, software, and data protection solutions • Discover how to thwart low-tech identity theft (it’s still alive and well)

Saturday Courses
Sa355 - Dental Business Dynamics
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Room: GWCC, A315
Type: General    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
AGD Code: 550

The primary purpose of a dental practice is to provide quality patient care to help patients achieve optimal dental health. Secondarily, dentistry is a business that carries the responsibility of maintaining accurate patient records while providing a financially rewarding experience for the entire dental team.  This course discusses a variety of business principles that help protect and grow your practice. Course objectives • Calculate and measure practice benchmarks • Create accuracy and accountability through software and financial reports • Learn how to protect your practice from a variety of financial and data threats • Discover how rotation and separation of duties lead to better accountability and less stress