Monthly Archives: July 2019

GDPR and Alternative Therapy Consent Forms

By |2019-10-08T20:25:16+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

It is now over one year since the GDPR legislation came into effect on the 25th of May 2018, and it’s still a major area of concern to many small and medium-sized endeavours. The Alternative Medicine sector is no exception as I discovered when we exhibited at the Holistic Medicine Exhibition at the ICC in

What Should I Know About Managing My Alternative Therapy Website

By |2019-10-09T14:37:28+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

Managing Magic Cookies on my Alternative Therapy Website  Managing your alternative therapy website is part of iPEGS series of blogs on marketing your Alternative Therapy Practice. A covert plan to force our clients to use more paperless new client forms, informed consent forms etc. As a modern business owner, as well as a healer, there

GDPR Issues For The Alternative Medicine Sector

By |2019-10-09T14:38:31+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

Most of us are way beneath the higher risk threshold but our insurance companies are taking these levels of risk on our behalf and charging us to do so. I spent some time this weekend chatting to specialist Healthcare Insurance Brokers at the exhibition and they were very pleased to see me. They assured me

Building a Great Alternative Therapy Website

By |2019-10-09T14:39:26+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health, Uncategorized|

  Building a great alternative therapy website is part of iPEGS series of blogs on marketing your Alternative Therapy Practice. A covert plan to force our clients to use more paperless new client forms, informed consent forms etc. Your website is your shop window, having your surgery in a prime location would be great but

Cyber and Data Security Risks for Therapists

By |2019-10-09T14:40:10+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

  As a therapist, you are subject to strict rules about collecting and retaining data. Against the trend, HMG and your Insurer demands you to take and hold reams of data. Often for many years. Data such as Consultation Forms, Consent Forms, Medical Histories and Treatment Plans as well as clients contact details. Not only

Marketing Online for Alternative Therapists

By |2019-10-09T14:41:03+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health, Uncategorized|

  Marketing Online for Alternative therapists is part of the iPEGS series of blogs on marketing your Alternative Therapy Practice. A covert plan to force our clients to use more paperless new client forms, informed consent forms etc. Here is a list of places you can cheaply promote your practice. Having built an excellent website,

Blogging for Alternative Therapists

By |2019-10-09T14:41:58+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

Here is another idea of how you can cheaply promote your practice as part of the iPEGS series of blogs on marketing your Alternative Therapy Practice, a covert plan to force our clients to use paperless new client forms, informed consent forms etc. In the blog on Marketing your Therapy practice, I have talked about

What Patient Records Should I Keep As A Therapist?

By |2019-10-09T12:33:15+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

As a Therapist. you need to keep a lot of information about your clients and their treatment. In fact, your insurance against malpractice or negligence claims policy demands it and Insurers can be quite specific.  I checked the small print from Professional Indemnity Insurance policies for Alternative practitioners. Here are some things I discovered, I

Managing Clients Data for Therapists

By |2019-10-09T13:20:33+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

HOW DO I AS A THERAPIST PERMANENTLY REMOVE CLIENT’S DATA FROM MY OLD DEVICES? As a Therapist you store sensitive client information on your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or even smart phone. One of the key moments where data becomes vulnerable is when you dispose of old IT equipment.  You cannot just copy and then

Information Important to Therapists

By |2019-10-09T13:22:32+00:00July 24th, 2019|Holistic Health|

As a Therapist you collect a lot of information about your clients and their treatment. In fact, your insurance policy demands it and they can be quite specific.  Therapists are faced with mountains of paper consent forms, as your client base increases. Paper consent forms are insecure, inefficient and expensive. Storing forms on a hard