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Intermediate

Information and Data Security

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Data protection in healthcare settings is of paramount importance to safeguard the sensitive and confidential information of patients. Healthcare organizations are entrusted with a vast amount of personal and medical data, ranging from medical histories and diagnoses to billing information. Ensuring the privacy and security of this data is essential for maintaining patient trust and compliance with legal regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the United States. Healthcare providers must implement robust data protection measures, including encryption, access controls, regular audits, and staff training, to prevent unauthorized access and data breaches. Additionally, the rise of electronic health records (EHRs) has introduced new challenges and opportunities for data protection, making it imperative for healthcare facilities to continually adapt and enhance their data security practices to protect patient information in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

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  • 4 Sections
  • 12 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • 0 Assignments
  • 45m Duration
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Introduction to Data Protection in Healthcare
4 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. Importance of data security in Healthcare settings
  2. Key Principles of Information Governance
  3. Legislation and Guidelines in the UK
  4. The Caldicott Principles
Types of Information in Healthcare Settings
3 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. Types of Information: Clinical Records
  2. Patient Rights
  3. Types of Healthcare Information: Non Clinical
Data Security
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  1. Data Breaches
  2. Online Safety
  3. Social Media
  4. Case Studies: Data Breaches in Organisations
  5. Case Studies: Data Breaches of Individual Staff
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