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QUESTIONS RESPONSE

Week 6

HIPAA Training

All students are required to take the following Medscape training programs which are free (but require registration). These videos and training programs cover all aspects of privacy and security. 

· Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers – 
https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/781892_2

 (video)

· HIPAA and You: Building a Culture of Compliance – 
https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/762170

 (video)

· Examining Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule – 
http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/763251

  (text only)

After completing each module, respond in this Discussion to one of the bullet points for each of the three training assignments as outlined below. Comment on at least two classmates’ postings.  Do not simply reiterate your post.

Provide a description of what you learned on Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers:

·          Access to Medical Services

·          Amendment

·          Rights and Restrictions

Provide a description of what you learned on HIPAA and You: Building a Culture of Compliance:

·          HIPAA Security Standards

·          Policies and Procedures

·          Monitoring and Reporting

Provide a description of what you learned in: Examining Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule:

·          What businesses are covered under the HIPAA Privacy rule?

·          What health information is protected under the HIPAA Privacy rule?

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Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers

HIPAA and You: Building a Culture of Compliance
; and 
Examining Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule

 

http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/training/

· Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule 
http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/laws-regulations/index.html

· Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule 
http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/laws-regulations/

·
Opinion: FDA overreach on FSMA Produce Safety needs to be addressed

·
FREE HIPAA training materials

·
HIPAA basics

Do:

( put citation here)

Week 7

PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN ONE THREAD

Science:

To ensure efficient healthcare delivery and outcomes, and to maintain adherence to state and federal laws, healthcare institutions implement organizational policies. Describe the purposes of organizational policies in more detail.  Also, what impact do such policies have on healthcare institutions and their employees?

Application:

Using your scholarly and/or online resources, provide a specific example of how organizational based policies are implemented in healthcare practice. Be sure to cite your sources in APA format.


10 best resources for measuring population health

HYPERLINK “http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/content/20/4/260.full.pdf+html” \t “_blank”

David, P. & Haberlen, S.  (2005, July).  10 best resources for measuring population health.  Health Policy Planning, 20(4), 260-263. Retrieved from 

http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/content/20/4/260.full.pdf

· David, P. & Haberlen, S. (July 2005). 10 best resources for … measuring population health. Health Policy Planning, 20 (4): 260-263. This reading is embedded below.

·
Plain Language at AHRQ.

·
Plain Writing Act April 2019

·
Policies and Procedures: Enhancing Pharmacy Practice and Limiting Risk
 (free subscription- download full-text PDF is in the middle of the page)

·
Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice Through Organizational Policies and an Innovative Model
 (“view full text” is in the right column on the page)

( put citation here)

Week 8

Science:

In a few paragraphs, summarize at least one healthcare policy that was adopted and implemented at the organizational level. (Please refrain from discussions on HIPAA regulations in this forum). 

Application:

Using the scholarly resources in the classroom or UMGC journal articles, create a potential scenario where the policy you selected can benefit a population or healthcare institution. Your scenario should be applicable to one of the policies we learned this week or in other scholarly readings. Be sure to cite any sources in APA format.

· Purpose of Organizational Policies and Procedures in Healthcare Settings 
https://smallbusiness.chron.com/purpose-organizational-policies-procedures-health-care-settings-81742.html

· Sample Organizational policies

· Stonybrook University Hospital 
https://www.stonybrookmedicine.edu/sites/default/files/manual1.pdf

· Greeneville Hospital Center 
https://hsc.ghs.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-19-House-Staff-Manual.pdf

( put citation here)