List and describe the federal laws and regulations governing patient privacy and security.
Go to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Health Level SevenÂ® International (HL7) websites and prepare a 3â€“5 page executive summary outlining the current activities of these organizations relating to the implementation of the EHR. Prepare the executive summary as if you were presenting it to the next monthly HIM department meeting at your hospital. Be sure to include information about the role of privacy, protection of patient information, and regulations governing the collection and storage of data. Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from the weekâ€™s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Pocket Guide to APA Style to ensure in-text citations and reference list are correct.
Submitting Your Assignment
Put your written assignments in a Word document and save it in a location and with a name you will remember, using the following naming convention: username-assignment-unit#.docx.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) https://www.healthit.gov/
Health Level SevenÂ® International (HL7). http://www.hl7.org/