Johns Hopkins University
Healthcare Data Security, Privacy, and Compliance
Johns Hopkins University

Healthcare Data Security, Privacy, and Compliance

This course is part of Healthcare IT Support Specialization

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(300 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(300 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module introduces you to common data sources and data types in healthcare. This includes claims data, EHR data, and even patient-generated health data from wearable devices. You’ll get a sense of the difference between demographic data vs data on diagnoses and medications. You’ll watch a scenario in which a health IT support team member assists a research with de-identification of protected health information (PHI). You’ll be introduced to concepts like metadata, data use agreements, as well as the role of IRBs in clinical research.

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5 videos1 quiz

In this module we'll cover the 1996 HIPAA regulation and its implications for privacy, security & maintenance of healthcare data. We’ll go over what the definition of Protected Health Information (PHI) is and some examples of it. You’ll gain an understanding of who is responsible for protecting healthcare data and what covered entities are under HIPAA. We'll also discuss different types of security breaches in healthcare including phishing and ransomware.

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5 videos5 readings1 quiz

IT support staff about and the role they play in maintaining security, privacy and confidentiality of patient data. In this module, we’ll discuss approaches to protecting sensitive healthcare data,. including encryption. We’ll also go over the growing role of cloud computing in healthcare. You’ll walk away with an understanding of the distinction between the private versus public cloud.

What's included

5 videos1 reading1 quiz

IT support specialists need to be familiar with fraud & abuse laws in healthcare. These are federal and state protections intended to prevent illegal and unethical behavior that could harm patients or healthcare workers. They are also designed to prevent misuse of funds that can hurt a society as a whole. In this module, we’ll also discuss the role of the Joint Commission in promoting patient safety and quality. We’ll also cover different types of quality measures and the role of Health IT in reporting for purposes of quality measures and compliance. We’ll wrap up with tips on job interviews and advice on essential skills you’ll want to focus on in order to succeed in Health IT Support. The importance of teamwork, empathy, clear documentation, and excellent customer service skills will be reviewed.

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5 videos2 readings2 quizzes

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4.8 (93 ratings)
Paul Nagy, PhD, FSIIM
Johns Hopkins University
2 Courses16,750 learners

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