HCA 417 Electronic Health Record Health Care Only

Discussion 1

 

HIPAA Standards and Security Laws

In 250-300 words discuss how HIPAA standards and security laws impact the day-to-day functions of departments with health care information relative to computer systems, their networks, PHI (Patient Health Information), and the organization in general?  Include whether you believe there is or is not a lack of HIPAA enforcement. 

 

Discussion 2

 

HIPAA Breeches and Safeguards

Watch this week’s multimedia videos HIPAA Privacy Laws and HIPPA- Healthy Wilmington Update- February 2013. In 250-300 words discuss what a medical practice or hospital can do to ensure that the patient and the entity are in compliance with disclosures of private health information.  How does the hospital or medical practice cover themselves when a HIPAA violation takes place via an unsecured laptop or an unencrypted memory stick with patient health information on it?  

 

Multimedia Video’s

robjim1980. (2010, April 5). HIPAA privacy laws.  [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXIkGEs84Lo

 

WITN22 Wilmington. (2013, February 1). HIPPA- Healthy Wilmington update- February 2013 [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsfrVoAi41o

 

 

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