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Healthcare Information Security and Privacy / Edition 1

Healthcare Information Security and Privacy / Edition 1

by Sean P. Murphy, Dennis Seymour
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Operational, tested information security and privacypractices for the healthcare environment

Written by an expert in the field with multiple industry certifications, this definitive resource fully addresses information security and privacy considerations and their implications within the business of patient care. The book begins with an overview of the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare and discusses technology, terminology, and data management principles. The topic coverage continues across all aspects of information security and privacy, with a special emphasis on real-life scenarios in clinical practices and business operations in healthcare.

Learn best practices for healthcare information security and privacy with detailed coverage of essential topics such as information governance, roles and occupations, risk assessment and management, incident response, patient rights, and cybersecurity. Written for a global audience, this comprehensive guide addresses U.S. laws and regulations as well as those within the European Union, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

Healthcare Information Security and Privacy covers:

  • Healthcare organizations and industry
  • Regulatory environment
  • Risk-based decision making
  • Notifications of security and privacy events
  • Patient rights and healthcare responsibilities
  • Anatomy of a cyber attack
  • Protecting digital health information
  • Privacy and security impact on healthcare information technology
  • Information governance
  • Risk assessment and management

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071831796
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/05/2015
Series: All-in-One Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 180,277
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sean P. Murphy, HCISPPSM, FACHE, CPHIMS, CISSP-ISSMP, CIPP-IT, is a vice president at Leidos Health and serves as the organization's HIPAA/health information security officer. He was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Medical Service Corps and chairperson of the Health Information Management & Systems Society (HIMSS) Privacy and Security Committee and currently serves as a Fellow of the National Cybersecurity Institute, Excelsior College, Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Part 1: A Healthcare Overview
Chapter 1: Healthcare: Organization, Technology, and Data
Chapter 2: Healthcare: People, Roles, and Third-Party Partners
Chapter 3: Healthcare Information Regulation
Chapter 4: Information Risk Decision Making
Chapter 5: Third-Party Risk Management and Promoting Awareness
Chapter 6: Information Security and Privacy Event Management
Part 2: Healthcare Information Privacy and Security Management
Chapter 7: Information Privacy: Patient Rights and Healthcare Responsibilities
Chapter 8: Protecting Digital Health Information: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Chapter 9: Impact of Information Privacy and Security on Health IT
Chapter 10: Workforce Competency in Healthcare
Chapter 11: Administering Risk Management and Cybersecurity

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