HS230 Unit 8 Assignment
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Discuss the concepts of ethics and its application to healthcare organizations.
Integrate ethical considerations when marketing health care.
Apply general principles of management in the administration of health information services.
Facilitate fundamental leadership skills.
Course outcome(s) practiced in this Assignment:
HS230-4: Explore a solution to a legal and ethical challenge by using a strategic leadership approach appropriate for health care organizations.
General Education Outcomes: In addition, the following General Education outcomes are assessed during this course:
GEL 1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English
GEL 7.02: Apply ethical reasoning to ethical issues within the field of Health Care administration.
As a healthcare administrator, you are in charge of educating employees about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Create a handout for employees about key points of HIPAA. Examine the privacy standards defined by HIPAA to identify a minimum of 2 elements that may impact your role as a healthcare administrator the most. The analysis and description of each element should be provided in the handout. Explain why HIPAA is considered an important ethical policy.
This handout needs to have a word count of 500. The handout should have at least one reference other than the textbook and must comply with APA guidelines, spelling and grammar.