Protecting Patient Information, 1st Edition

  • Paul Cerrato
  • Published By: Syngress
  • ISBN-10: 012804411X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128044117
  • DDC: 651.504261
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 162 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This book provides the concrete steps needed to tighten the information security of any healthcare IT system and reduce the risk of exposing patient health information (PHI) to the public. The book offers a systematic, 3-pronged approach for addressing the IT security deficits present in healthcare organizations of all sizes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Dissecting a Book Title.
2: How Well Protected is Your Protected Health Information? Perception Versus Reality.
3: Regulations Governing Protected Health Information.
4: Risk Analysis.
5: Reducing the Risk of a Data Breach.
6: Mobile Device Security.
7: Medical Device Security.
8: Educating Medical and Administrative Staff.
9: HIPAA, HITECH, and the Business Associate.
10: Preparing for and Coping With a Data Breach.
Subject Index.