Discuss health insurance portability and accountability act

Health Care Information Systems Terms

Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.

After you define each term, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Include at least2 research sources to support your position-one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Cite your sources in the References section according to APA guidelines.

Each definition and description is supported with APA-formatted citations. This means that every box is required to have an APA-formatted citation.


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Electronic medical record

Electronic health record

Computerized provider order entry system

Unique patient identifier

Protected health information

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Covered entities

Health information exchange



Meaningful Use

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