Protecting Patient Information

Protecting Patient Information: A Decision-Maker's Guide to Risk, Prevention, and Damage Control provides the concrete steps needed to tighten the information security of any healthcare IT system and reduce the risk of exposing patient health information (PHI) to the public. The book offers a systematic, 3-pronged approach for addressing the IT security deficits present in healthcare organizations of all sizes. Healthcare decision-makers are shown how to conduct an in-depth analysis of their organization’s information risk level. After this assessment is complete, the book offers specific measures for lowering the risk of a data breach, taking into account federal and state regulations governing the use of patient data. Finally, the book outlines the steps necessary when an organization experiences a data breach, even when it has taken all the right precautions. Written for physicians, nurses, healthcare executives, and business associates who need to safeguard patient health information Shows how to put in place the information security measures needed to reduce the threat of data breach Teaches physicians that run small practices how to protect their patient’s data Demonstrates to decision-makers of large and small healthcare organizations the urgency of investing in cybersecurity

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  • Author : Paul Cerrato
  • Publisher : Syngress
  • Pages : 162 pages
  • ISBN : 012804411X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Protecting Patient Information

Protecting Patient Information
  • Author : Paul Cerrato
  • Publisher : Syngress
  • Release : 14 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKProtecting Patient Information

Protecting Patient Information: A Decision-Maker's Guide to Risk, Prevention, and Damage Control provides the concrete steps needed to tighten the information security of any healthcare IT system and reduce the risk of exposing patient health information (PHI) to the public. The book offers a systematic, 3-pronged approach for addressing the IT security deficits present in healthcare organizations of all sizes. Healthcare decision-makers are shown how to conduct an in-depth analysis of their organization’s information risk level. After this assessment

For the Record

For the Record
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on Maintaining Privacy and Security in Health Care Applications of the National Information Infrastructure
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 09 July 1997
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When you visit the doctor, information about you may be recorded in an office computer. Your tests may be sent to a laboratory or consulting physician. Relevant information may be transmitted to your health insurer or pharmacy. Your data may be collected by the state government or by an organization that accredits health care or studies medical costs. By making information more readily available to those who need it, greater use of computerized health information can help improve the quality

Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Health Research and the Privacy of Health Information: The HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 March 2009
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In the realm of health care, privacy protections are needed to preserve patients' dignity and prevent possible harms. Ten years ago, to address these concerns as well as set guidelines for ethical health research, Congress called for a set of federal standards now known as the HIPAA Privacy Rule. In its 2009 report, Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Enhancing Privacy, Improving Health Through Research, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Health Research and the Privacy of Health Information concludes that the

Health Data in the Information Age

Health Data in the Information Age
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Regional Health Data Networks
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1994
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Regional health care databases are being established around the country with the goal of providing timely and useful information to policymakers, physicians, and patients. But their emergence is raising important and sometimes controversial questions about the collection, quality, and appropriate use of health care data. Based on experience with databases now in operation and in development, Health Data in the Information Age provides a clear set of guidelines and principles for exploiting the potential benefits of aggregated health data--without jeopardizing

Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes

Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes
  • Author : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/AHRQ
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release : 01 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKRegistries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes

This User’s Guide is intended to support the design, implementation, analysis, interpretation, and quality evaluation of registries created to increase understanding of patient outcomes. For the purposes of this guide, a patient registry is an organized system that uses observational study methods to collect uniform data (clinical and other) to evaluate specified outcomes for a population defined by a particular disease, condition, or exposure, and that serves one or more predetermined scientific, clinical, or policy purposes. A registry database

Protecting Data Privacy in Health Services Research

Protecting Data Privacy in Health Services Research
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Division of Health Care Services,Committee on the Role of Institutional Review Boards in Health Services Research Data Privacy Protection
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 January 2001
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The need for quality improvement and for cost saving are driving both individual choices and health system dynamics. The health services research that we need to support informed choices depends on access to data, but at the same time, individual privacy and patient-health care provider confidentiality must be protected.

Families Caring for an Aging America

Families Caring for an Aging America
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 08 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKFamilies Caring for an Aging America

Family caregiving affects millions of Americans every day, in all walks of life. At least 17.7 million individuals in the United States are caregivers of an older adult with a health or functional limitation. The nation's family caregivers provide the lion's share of long-term care for our older adult population. They are also central to older adults' access to and receipt of health care and community-based social services. Yet the need to recognize and support caregivers is among the least appreciated

Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures in Electronic Health Records

Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures in Electronic Health Records
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on the Recommended Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures for Electronic Health Records
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 08 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKCapturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures in Electronic Health Records

Determinants of health - like physical activity levels and living conditions - have traditionally been the concern of public health and have not been linked closely to clinical practice. However, if standardized social and behavioral data can be incorporated into patient electronic health records (EHRs), those data can provide crucial information about factors that influence health and the effectiveness of treatment. Such information is useful for diagnosis, treatment choices, policy, health care system design, and innovations to improve health outcomes

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
  • Author : American Nurses Association
  • Publisher : Nursesbooks.org
  • Release : 01 January 2001
GET THIS BOOKCode of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Pamphlet is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of individuals who enter the nursing profession, the profession's nonnegotiable ethical standard, and an expression of nursing's own understanding of its commitment to society. Provides a framework for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision-making.

Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine

Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine
  • Author : Paul Cerrato,John Halamka
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKRealizing the Promise of Precision Medicine

Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine: The Role of Patient Data, Mobile Technology, and Consumer Engagement explains the potential of personalized medicine and the value of those approaches in making that potential a reality. The book helps transform one-size-fits-all healthcare into a system that focuses on individual needs and the unique needs of each family member, discussing topics such as U.S. sponsored precision medicine initiative, genomics, the role of electronic health records and mobile medicine, patient engagement and empowerment,

Health Care Fraud and Abuse

Health Care Fraud and Abuse
  • Author : Aspen Health Law Center
  • Publisher : Aspen Pub
  • Release : 18 May 1998
GET THIS BOOKHealth Care Fraud and Abuse

Stepped-up efforts to ferret out health care fraud have put every provider on the alert. The HHS, DOJ, state Medicaid Fraud Control Units, even the FBI is on the case -- and providers are in the hot seat! in this timely volume, you'll learn about the types of provider activities that fall under federal fraud and abuse prohibitions as defined in the Medicaid statute and Stark legislation. And you'll discover what goes into an effective corporate compliance program. With a

Standards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines, 2005

Standards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines, 2005
  • Author : AORN.,Association of Operating Room Nurses
  • Publisher : Assn of Operating Room Nurses
  • Release : 18 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKStandards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines, 2005

AORN's classic resource for perioperative practice brings together all of the Association's official positions and recommendations in one unique volume--from professional practice standards to laser safety, from competency statements to aseptic technique, from clinical pathways to patient safety. the 2005 edition features new guidelines for bariatric surgery, the new position statement on patient safety approved by the 2004 House of Delegates, and updated bylaws provisions for members-at-large. Strategies to assist perioperative nurses in developing facility-specific policies and procedures ar