Similarities Between Video 5 And Video 7 Essay

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There are many similarities and differences within the health care system, specifically when it comes to Electronic Health Records (EHR) and its privacy. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, “an Electronic Health Record is an electronic version of a patient 's medical history, that is maintained by the provider over time, and may include all of the key administrative clinical data relevant to that person 's care under a particular provider, including demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data and radiology reports” (CMS, 2016). In this paper, we will be comparing and contrasting some of the main similarities and differences found between Video 5 and Video 7. Some of the similarities that will be discussed are the definition of privacy in regards to Electronic Health Records, methods that would enable more effective privacy for EHRs, the CSA’s 10 privacy principles of PIPEDA, and the responsibility of the health professionals in maintaining the privacy of personal information.

The two videos that were chosen discuss electronic health records in regards to privacy. There are some similarities with the content that was presented amongst the two videos. First of all, according to Abrams & Gibson (2013), privacy is the right an individual has over their personal information in terms of sharing it, who has access and also enables the individual to control what
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