Module 2 Discussion – HIS HIPAA Requirements
As we know HIPAA helps protect the health information of our patients. However, many practitioners do not understand the requirements of HIPAA. As an HIS professional how would you explain to a new nurse in your facility the importance of the HIPAA system in the facility in which you are both employed? Would this organization be considered a covered entity? Be sure to incorporate values of privacy, confidentiality, and security.
****************Your post must be written in third person, include any references to outside material that you may use.
ONE REFERENCE MUST BE FROM THE BOOK – from Chapters 3 or 5
- Balgrosky, J. (2011). Essentials of health information systems and technology. Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 9781284036114
- To avoid point loss, carefully follow all assignment instructions and rubric guidelines
- Review this Discussion Sample to get a better sense of what is expected of your discussion content and participation
- Complete your original post of 175 words before 11:30 p.m. Thursday, EST
- Complete at least 2 peer replies of a minimum of 75 words before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, EST
- Be sure to include at least one reference (both in-text and references section entry) to your course readings; outside references are encouraged but you must have at least one to course readings.
- Provide properly formatted citations/references for all source material (see HSA Style Guide)
- Do not use any quoted or copied material.