Explain the importance of patient confidentiality

You are the human resource management (HRM) administrator for Shady Valley Hospital Center. The hospital is a 500-bed comprehensive facility that offers medical and surgical programs, such as emergency care, oncology, pediatrics, heart and vascular care, and orthopedics. The hospital is committed to bringing state-of-the-art health care services with a focus on diversity, equity, and quality of care for their patients

The topic of this 10-12 slide presentation will focus on patient confidentiality and address the following:

  • Introduction: Explain the importance of patient confidentiality, ethics, and the physician-patient relationship, as they relate to care provided and positive health care outcomes for patients.
  • Explain the origins of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including who this federal law applies to, where the law applies, and the relationship between HIPAA and Personal Health Information (PHI).
  • Discuss possible exclusions to the privacy rule within HIPAA, and when, where, how, why, and who is excluded.
  • Discuss the importance of evidence-based outcomes such as audits and risk analysis, and how organizational policies can be used to improve patient confidentiality and patient health care outcomes.

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