Security HIPAA Data Case Study
(2003). Retrieved from http://library.ahima.org/doc?oid=60048#.V1vR1iMrLIU Personal health information is maintained not only by physicians but also in the records and/or databases of hospitals and clinics that provide treatment or diagnostic services, laboratories that perform tests, pharmacies, and insurance companies and managed care organizations to which claims are submitted or coverage is made.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Health Research and the Privacy of Health Information: The HIPAA Privacy Rule; Nass SJ, Levit LA, Gostin LO, editors. Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Enhancing Privacy, Improving Health Through Research. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009. 2, The Value and Importance of Health Information Privacy. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9579/
Protecting patients involved in research from harm and preserving their rights is essential to ethical research. Also to primary justification for protecting personal privacy is to protect the interests of individuals. It will help the value and importance to healthcare …show more content…
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Violating Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a serious offense to civil and criminal penalty. HIPAA is to protect the privacy and secure of patients health information. It set a standard rule for Privacy and Security.
Erickson, J., Millar, S. (May 31, 2005). "Caring for Patients While Respecting Their Privacy: Renewing Our Commitment". OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 10 No. 2, Manuscript 1.
The article talks about the keeping patient’s health information confidentiality and secure with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It affects the nursing department as being the importance of promoting and advocating for patient’s rights related to privacy and confidentiality. It can be a challenge of keeping health information confidentiality and secure.
Pritts, Joy L. (2002) "Altered States: State Health Privacy Laws and the Impact of the Federal Health Privacy Rule," Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics: Vol. 2: Iss. 2, Article 6. Available at: