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Search the CDC website and find an MMWR article describing an outbreak that involved multiple federal, state, and local agencies, and/or a public/private partnership. List the various players/agencies, and give a brief description of the roles of the various players/agencies in the outbreak.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:17 am ad1c9bdddf
In general, any outbreak often involves a municipal and federal agency, namely the local health department and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Sometimes the municipal data and reports are analyzed by state departments of health as well, but often times serious outbreaks are almost immediately followed up by CDC.
On the private/public level, most outbreaks are also most often first identified by hospitals and clinics, often privately owned (In the U.S.). ...
The following posting discusses the outbreak of a disease recorded by the CDC. Concepts discussed include the various players and agencies and their roles during an outbreak. The solution is 278 words.
Medical Records & Privacy
The office manager of the physician practice office where you work has assembled a team to assess the pros and cons of moving from paper-based medical records to computer-based medical records. The office is considered a covered entity under HIPAA regulations. You are a member of that team. After much analysis, the practice has decided to incorporate computer-based medical records.
You have been asked to write a brief patient education brochure explaining the benefits of using computer medical records and assuring patients that their medical record will still be private and secure.
- Determine what information should be included in the patient education brochure.
- Draft an outline format using bullet points for major topics, subtopics, and brief descriptions of needed information.
- Incorporate some information from HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules to reassure the patients that the privacy of their information will remain secure.