Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
HIPAA Breeches and Safeguards
Watch this week’s multimedia videos HIPAA Privacy Laws and HIPPA- Healthy Wilmington Update- February 2013. In 250-300 words discuss what a medical practice or hospital can do to ensure that the patient and the entity are in compliance with disclosures of private health information. How does the hospital or medical practice cover themselves when a HIPAA violation takes place via an unsecured laptop or an unencrypted memory stick with patient health information on it? Respond to two of your classmates’ posts.