Major health information technology (HIT) regulations aim to ensure privacy and confidentiality of patient health information. In this assignment, you will be asked to research your state (Texas) privacy laws and standards specific to patient health information.
- Describe and discuss your stateâ€™s privacy laws that are specific to HIT.
- Compare and contrast your stateâ€™s privacy laws against HIPAA privacy rules.
- Develop and present a one- or two-page sample policy in ensuring privacy and confidentiality of patient health information when adopting an HIT. Your policy must cover:
- Boundaries or limitations of disclosure
- Consumer control
To support your work, use your readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.