Question and answer
how do the principles of liability (negligence) influence the health information manager's role in protecting health information?
The protection of individuals’ sacred medical stories and a commitment to “safeguard[ing] the confidentiality of medical records” have long been fundamental roles of the health information management (HIM) professional, [ inherent in the HIM profession throughout its 80-year history. 1 As the first decade of the 21st century approaches its conclusion, HIM professionals continue to carry out the
responsibility of maintaining the privacy and security of patient information. However, this responsibility has become increasingly more challenging and, in fact, the role of the healthcare privacy and security professional has been likened to “standing on shifting sand.”2 As the healthcare industry continues its evolution through regulatory, technological, and program design changes, HIM professionals must redefine their role as stewards of the privacy and security of patient information. In fact, as articulated in the strategic plan of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), “privacy and security of personal health information are cornerstones of HIM practice and critical elements for transition to electronic health information and information exchange.”3 This article discusses the HIM professional’s role in privacy and security both historically and in light of numerous evolutionary changes and the need to extend access to patient information for purposes beyond the realm of patient care. ]
Expert answered|camibeth3|Points 92|
Question
Asked 7/25/2012 9:25:49 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Which of the following is an advantage of sexual reproduction? A. There is no need to find a mate. B. It does not require meiosis. C. It leads to decreased genetic diversity. D. It leads to increased genetic diversity.
Weegy: D. an advantage of sexual reproduction is it leads to increased genetic diversity. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/25/2012 10:09:03 AM
0 Answers/Comments
17,968,514 questions answered
Popular Conversations
How is the infinitive phrase used in the sentence? Morning is the ...
Weegy: To go to college is my greatest ambition. The infinitive phrase "to go to college" is used as noun as subject. ...
10/24/2014 11:04:05 AM| 5 Answers
Simplify. n 6 · n 5 · n 4 ÷ n 3 · n 2 ÷ n User: Find the ...
Weegy: What is your question? User: Simplify. y 5 ÷ y 3 · y 2 Weegy: y^5 ? y^3 ? y^2; y^8 ? y^2 = y^6 User: ...
10/24/2014 11:04:16 AM| 4 Answers
Brandon's huge collection of paper cranes come from his origami ...
Weegy: The correct sentence is: Brandon's huge collection of paper cranes comes from his origami hobby. User: ...
10/24/2014 7:48:30 AM| 3 Answers
William H. Crawford represented which ...
10/24/2014 7:25:41 AM| 2 Answers
Is the sentence compound, or is it simple with a compound verb? You ...
Weegy: Verb is a word (part of speech) that in syntax conveys an action (bring, read, walk, run, learn), an occurrence ...
10/24/2014 7:51:29 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 2605 [Total 14980]| Ratings 0| Comments 2605| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 1628 [Total 11109]| Ratings 4| Comments 1588| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 896 [Total 13125]| Ratings 0| Comments 896| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 615 [Total 2014]| Ratings 0| Comments 615| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 505 [Total 6299]| Ratings 3| Comments 475| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 454 [Total 455]| Ratings 6| Comments 394| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 277 [Total 277]| Ratings 1| Comments 267| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 48 [Total 6282]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 34 [Total 3572]| Ratings 2| Comments 14| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.