Health Information Technology For Economic And Clinical Health Act

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As the Chief Compliance Officer of the Southwest Regional Hospital Group I will align the organizations data policies and procedures with the objectives of the HITECH Act. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) promises to ensure a more strict guidelines and standards to be enforced by health care organizations along using the HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
Although, the primary function of a health information exchange (HIE) is to permit access to clinical information on demand at the point of care. However, the health information should have a safe electronically exchanged between disparate healthcare information systems while ensuring information integrity (AHIMA, 2008).
With our health care organizational improving the quality patient care, reducing medical errors, identify, classify and assess risk around data. In addition to our health care we can anticipate advancing delivery of patient-centered medical while improving a significant amount of practice costs, and ensuring the standard of providing productivity and building revenue (Chin, & Sakuda, 2012). Furthermore, our regional hospital group have adopt the model to enhance public health surveillance by improving the efforts to reduce health disparities the groundwork has been laid through the HITECH standards development and interoperability framework(Buntin, Jain, & Blumenthal, 2010,). However, as the Chief Compliance Officer…

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