As a healthcare administrator, it is important to be able to evaluate the effectiveness of your staff’s ability to follow rules like HIPAA and HITECH, as well as to facilitate patient autonomy
Health Law- HIPAA and HITECH. Option #1: Patient Survey. As a healthcare administrator, it is important to be able to evaluate the effectiveness of your staff’s ability to follow rules like HIPAA and HITECH, as well as to facilitate patient autonomy. Create a survey using the consumer perspective that could be administered to patients to review their experience at your facility in a patient-centered initiative,focusing on privacy. Be sure to include questions that will measure the safety of their personal information, procedures used to keep information private, and specific items that are required by HIPAA. Be sure to look at the survey from a patient perspective. Your survey should include 10-15 questions, and include a paragraph for each question which specifies: How you would use information gained from that question to improve healthcare in your facility, and Any ethical implications of the questions you provided. While the format can be in a survey format, with paragraphs explaining the necessity of the questions and how the feedback will be helpful to your facility, remember to cite your sources. Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length. Be sure to include a cover page and references formatted according to the APA standard. Be sure to discuss and reference concepts taken from the assigned textbook reading and relevant research. You must include a minimum of three credible, academic or professional references beyond the text or other course materials.