Week 9 Discussion: Confidentiality And The Protection Of Patient Information
Respond to the following question based on this weeks lesson and, if it’s relevant, include your own personal experience.
- What is confidentiality? How is confidentiality impacted by HIPAA?
- Describe at least one incident when confidential information within an informatics system was improperly disclosed. If you have not had this experience, describe at least one opportunity for potential improper disclosure of confidential information within an informatics system.
- What additional security measures do you feel would further protect patient information in clinical practice?