MHA 616 Week 4 DQ 2 Organizations that Endorse Patient Safety
There are organizations that endorse, facilitate, and mandate patients’ safety laws with PHI and disbursement of health information systems data and/or information. The standards of patient’s safety within these organizations are clearly outlined and widely adopted by all legitimate health care organizations. HIPAA is used to regulate these laws. In a minimum of 300 words, address the following in your initial post: • Discuss the five major components of HIPAA’s privacy rule.
• Discuss three HIPAA-covered entities.
• Discuss the role of the HITECH Act.
• Discuss how the HITECH Act and HIPAA work together to ensure patient security. How do they differ?
• Discuss the consequences faced by organizations that are non-compliant with the HIPAA and HITECH Acts.
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