Healthcare Regulations

A. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 1. Titles (there are only two) Title I: protects workers and their families from loss of coverage when they change or lose their job Title II: The Administrative Simplification (AS) provisions require establishment of national standards 2. Goals Records portability Reduce waste, fraud and abuse …

Healthcare Operations

Medical IT System Types Departmental System – serves only one department or domain Hospital-wide System – bring together systems of all departments Enterprise System – brings together multiple providers and locations External System – shared by multiple organizations to report data to regulatory agencies or for regional health networks   IT Project Management Project Managers: …