The Book on Healthcare IT: What you need to know about HIPAA, Hospital IT, and Healthcare Information Technology (Paperback)

The Book on Healthcare IT: What you need to know about HIPAA, Hospital IT, and Healthcare Information Technology By James Scott Cover Image
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This book truly simplifies the complicated and multifaceted topic of Healthcare IT with all its various niche terms and subjects such as HIPAA, Hospital IT, HITECH, Healthcare Information Technology, HIT etc. The overly technical jargon and robotic language has been virtually eliminated so that anyone with an interest in the topic of Health IT will find it easy to read and understand the terms being tossed around in the industry today. After reading only a few charters in the manual you will see why it stands out among IT resources in the Healthcare Books section. This book cuts through the confusion and delivers a powerful explanation in a simplified manner, offering optimized comprehension of this complicated topic. Don't mistake simplification for limited delivery of quality content. This text covers the hot topics such as: options for encryption of personal health information, best ways to protect patient privacy, HIPAA requirements and compliance, prevention of fraud by healthcare insiders, wireless network security do's and don'ts and even a section on what we can learn from the Catholic Health System's network and data security. This book is a crash course on the most common issues hospitals, medical record handlers and Healthcare IT professionals face on a daily basis. The author structures the topics in a manner that defines the issue and explains the easiest and most effective path from point A to point B so that the reader can better comprehend the actions necessary for a desirable outcome that both protects the hospital, patient data and healthcare professionals. Minimizing risks, cybersecurity and patient privacy are at the core of discussions in the healthcare industry. This book offers the express learning bridge that has been missing in the industry until now.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780989253529
ISBN-10: 098925352X
Publisher: New Renaissance Corporation
Publication Date: June 26th, 2014
Pages: 130
Language: English

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