Legal and Ethical Implications of Health Information
Discussion Topic: Identify two major threats to patient confidentiality and discuss policies or strategies that you propose for protecting confidentiality against these threats. You may propose your own solution or strategy, or you may discuss existing policies or strategies that seem most effective to you.
• Hoyt, R. E., Bailey, N., and Yoshihasi, A. (Eds.). (2012). Health Informatics: A Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals. (5th ed.). Raleigh, NC: lulu.
Trotter, F. and Uhlman, D. (2011). Meaningful Use and Beyond.* Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Health Informatics, Chapter 8: Health Information Privacy
• Health Informatics, Chapter 9: Health Information Security
• Health Informatics, Chapter 10: Health Information Ethics