Information security management regulation and policy strategies in healthcare

Information Security Management Regulation and Policy Strategies in Healthcare

Who will provide oversight for the information security management practices to minimize risk and protect the integrity, fidelity, and security of patient information?  What strategies and tools are available to assist with monitoring the information to help ensure compliance with existing regulations?  Think of some challenges associated with information security management that will impact security practices implemented and monitored in a healthcare organization.

To prepare for this Discussion, review the information in the assigned readings and research several external sources from current peer-reviewed references to post your own initial comprehensive response) to the following questions based on the Information Security Officer (ISO) role:

General Hospital needs to implement information security management practices and, to this end, has allocated funds to hire an ISO to propose security oversight improvements to help the facility meet compliance expectations. What credentials, qualifications, and job responsibilities would you recommend for the ISO role job announcement?

·       2a. Provide at least two (2) specific examples of mandatory security measures by current legislation or an oversight organization and what security practice strategies could be implemented for compliance.

·       2b. Provide at least two (2) specific examples of patient rights that must be met and what security practice strategies could be implemented for compliance.

·       2c. What evidence-based audit tools and incident reporting strategies would you apply to ensure compliance with these security standards?

Provide your rationale and evidence from peer-reviewed sources to justify your argument. Please include a salutation in your discussion assignments and include citations in the narrative as well as the bibliography.

 

Readings

 

Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management, Brodnick. M (2017) 3rd Edition AHIMA ISBN: 978-1-584265306

Chapters 10,11,12,16

 

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