Health Information Technology Regulations And Standards/ MHA6120 Week 2 Project

review the following lecture:

Regulations and Standards Affecting HIS
The project assignment provides a forum for analyzing and evaluating relevant topics of this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.

Health Information Technology Regulations and Standards
Introduction:
Major health information technology (HIT) regulations aim to ensure privacy and confidentiality of patient health information. In this assignment, you will be asked to research your state privacy laws and standards specific to patient health information.

Tasks:
Describe and discuss your state’s privacy laws that are specific to HIT.
Compare and contrast your state’s privacy laws against HIPAA privacy rules.
Develop and present a one- or two-page sample policy in ensuring privacy and confidentiality of patient health information when adopting an HIT. Your policy must cover:
Boundaries or limitations of disclosure
Security
Consumer control
Accountability
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

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