This course introduces students to the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues relevant to the use of information technology in healthcare and learn to develop solutions that address key legal and ethical challenges germane to health informatics. Topics include such things as protection of patient information, intellectual property, professional ethics and responsibilities, and regulatory issues that impact the management of electronic health information. Upon completion, students should be able to apply policies and procedures for access and disclosure of Protected Health Information and apply and promote ethical standards.
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