Health Care Information Systems Essay

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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 define each term, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Include at least two research sources to support your position—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Cite your sources in the References section consistent with APA guidelines.

|Term |Definition |How It Is Used in Health Care |
|Health Insurance Portability and |This is a federal law that was passed in |HIPAA is used in
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|is not authorized has access to it they |
| | |will not get patient information that |
| | |should be private. |
|Personal health record |Is an electronic record of health related |Personal health record is the health record|
| |information on a patient. This information |of the patient which the patient has |
| |can come from different facilities that |control over. The patient can get health |
| |the patient may have been seen at. And the |information from different providers and |
| |information can be managed, shared, and |share this information as they see fit. The|
| |controlled by the patient. |personal health record may have some health|
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