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MHA616 Week 4 Discussion 2Organizations that Endorse Patient Safety
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 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.
Guided Response: Review your peers’ posts and provide a substantive response to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.