HCIS 250 Week 5 Information Protection Worksheet

HCIS 250 Week 5 Information Protection Worksheet

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 HCIS 250 Week 5 Information Protection Worksheet
 

Complete the Information Protection Worksheet.

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Information Protection Worksheet

 

Look at the following pictures. From what you can see, determine what physical and technical safeguards are currently used to protect sensitive information. Additionally, look for potential issues that could be improved upon.

 

Write a 100- to 200-word summary for each situation explaining the strengths and weaknesses of security and privacy. If you identify weaknesses, propose safeguards that could be used to correct them.

 

 

Situation 1
 

 

 

Hint: Consider the proximity of the receptionist to the waiting patients.

 

Summary:

 

 

Situation 2
 

 

Hint: What can you determine about the surroundings of the work environment?

 

Summary:

 

Privacy and Security

 

Consider this week’s readings and class discussion about privacy and security rules and the storage of records.

 

Write 50- to 100-word answers to each of the following questions based on your readings and class discussion:

 

 

 

 

What is the difference between privacy and security?
 

 

 

 

 

 

Identify standards established through the Privacy Rule to protect individuals’ health information.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Describe the principles that permit disclosure (ROI) of PHI without a patient’s consent under HIPAA.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you feel privacy safeguards are adequate to support these principles? Why or why not?
 

 

 

Meaningful Use

 

Consider this week’s readings and class discussion about meaningful use.

 

Write 50- to 100-word answers to each of the following questions based on your readings and class discussion:

 

 

 

 

What are the components of Meaningful Use in Electronic Health Records?
 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the three stages of Meaningful Use?
 

 

 
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