privacy of medical information
For your Unit 5 Complete assignment, write an APA paper incorporating everything learned in this course. (using a minimum of 1,200 words using at least three scholarly sources properly written with all components and referenced using APA 7th.) Be careful not to self-plagiarize. You will place the assignment in the Dropbox tab.
Numerous medical organizations are keeping records online. Some are linking their hospital networks to the Internet. How would you propose protecting the confidentiality of the doctor–patient relationship in this situation? How would you safeguard the privacy of this information? Are digital records more secure than paper records? How do HIPAA, HITECH, and the USA Patriot Act affect the privacy of medical information? Does the possible loss of privacy guarantee greater national security?