Terms

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Terms

By | August 2011
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Health Care Terms
Amanda Weber
University of Phoenix

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Health Care Information Systems Terms

Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.

After you have defined each term in your own words, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Utilize a minimum of two research sources to support your claims—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Be sure to cite your sources in the References section consistent with APA guidelines.

Term| Definition| How Used in Healthcare|
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)| HIPPA gives patients rights to opt in or opt out of others being able to access their protected health information. HiPPA promotes confidentiality.HIPPA is supposed to safeguard the information of the patient’s identity and health records. HIPPA was enacted to keep the information that the office did not want stolen from unauthorized individuals. | HIPPA is used daily in health care setting. It helps protect patients from identity theft in the health professional’s office....