privacy and security rules provide federal protection for individually
identifiable health information. Consider a physician practice that is
transitioning from being paper based to electronic medical records. The
receptionist area contains both hanging folders and the desktop computer on
which the practice management system runs. During the transition, a patient’s
health information (valued asset) will exist in two states: on paper in a
hanging folder and in an electronic record on a computer.
and evaluate the risks for each state in terms of:
of a breach (low, medium, or high).
your answer include a discussion of authentication, integrity, and
Guided response: Your initial
post should be a minimum of 200-250 words.
a minimum of two scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.
should be cited in APA format, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
must respond to at least two of your classmate’s posts by Day 7.
three required posts must be on three different days of the week.
reading other initial posts, what are some other actions that would
resolve privacy and security issues during the transition from paper to
electronic health records.