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Chapter 1 Introduction to HIPAA
have affected his chances of promotion. In every
walk of American life, information that is leaked out without
authorization affects several related or unrelated incidents. There
are real-life cases where the depression related treatment of
employees resulted in their dismissal, a clear case of illegal
conduct. Instead of battling the unfairness of a system where leaked
information might adversely affect people's lives, HIPAA attempts to
plug the holes where the leaks occur in the first place.
In summary, HIPAA mandates that the
Provide information to patients about their
privacy rights and how their information can be used.
Train employees so that they understand the
Designate an individual to be responsible
for seeing that the privacy procedures are adopted and followed.
Perform privacy risk assessment.
Adopt clear privacy procedures for
practice, hospital, or plan.
Secure patient records containing
individually identifiable health information, so that they are
not readily available to those who do not need them.
The last three points above involve Information
Technology professionals like DBAs, developers, architects,
managers, system administrators, and security officials in charge of
Enforcement of Security and Audits
Security and auditing
simply means plugging any potential holes and recording the fact
that an access to the information was made on all allowable access
points. In a typical organization, data access occurs at many levels
- at the end user presentation layer, at the middle
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