Doctors Must Improve Cybersecurity

Posted on: December 15, 2016 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

If you’re a physician in private practice, computer security is a critical operation. Since all your patient records are by definition sensitive, personally identifiable information (PII), a data breach or compromise can potentially be very damaging to your patients – and send your practice on a fast track to bankruptcy. We recently learned that 500 […]

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Beware of These Financial Scams

Posted on: January 22, 2016 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctors are nearly always highly intelligent. Medical school is no joke, and it weeds out a lot of people. But doctors tend to make incomes well above the average – and despite their substantial education and expertise in medicine, doctors are not normally financial, investing or tax experts. That makes doctors a tempting target for […]

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Physician Disability: Medical Identity Theft

Posted on: August 28, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Physician Disability: Medical Identity Theft What are the effects of identity theft? How does it occur? The average medical identity theft takes about 12.1 months to resolve. Personal cost on average is $22,346 per victim. About 20 percent of the victims had medical records accessed. Medical identity theft is more common than you think. According to […]

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