Introduction to Health Information Privacy & Security, Second Edition
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Introduction to Health Information Privacy and Security, Second Edition, provides an overview of health information privacy and security, outlining the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and other laws and organizations that regulate health information. It introduces the basic terms and concepts related to HIPAA privacy and security, and familiarizes the reader with practical themes such as threat identification, data security mechanisms, business continuity, and cybersecurity that are critical to the management and protection of health information.