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2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog 
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MHI 590 - Security, Ethics, Privacy & Compliance for Health & Medical Information

This course provides an overview of the legal, regulatory, and ethical issues to be considered in the management and maintenance of health information. Local, state, federal, and international privacy laws and regulations—and the government agencies and regulatory bodies charged with creating and upholding these laws and regulations—will be considered, with particular attention given to the HIPAA, DEA and other healthcare specific regulations. Key topics to be explored include data security, privacy, confidentiality, data reporting requirements, compliance, accreditation, and professional ethics. Attention will be given to evaluation of the security of a system, the impact of information technology on patient safety and healthcare liability, and identification and management of potential opportunities and risks of electronic health record systems.

Credits: 3