You are the information technology (IT) manager of an 80-bed long-term care (LTC) facility. The board of directors has asked the chief information officer (CIO) to develop a PowerPoint presentation about private databases (e.g., Medical Information Bureau) and doctorâ€“patient privilege. The CIO informs you that this is the perfect opportunity for you to begin taking more of a leadership role in the company and asks you to create the presentation. The goal of the presentation is to summarize what kind of data would be stored within private databases and if the information is protected by specific regulations and doctorâ€“patient privilege.
- Define necessary organizational privacy and security requirements, policies and procedures and understand how to assess and mitigate the risks.
- Compare and contrast HIS for ability to secure patient data.