Regulations and Ethics of Health Care Information

You are working in a health care setting that is adopting an electronic health record system to replace paper medical records. The nurse manager has asked a group of nurses to train all staff on the regulatory issues that affect patient privacy and confidentiality related to the new system. You have used computers to complete medical records at another facility, so you are going to be conducting this training and preparing a summary paper on the topic for your colleagues.
Write a 2-page paper on the following:
Identify 1 regulation that affects the use of health care information.
Write a paper discussing all of the following:
The history of the regulation (why or how it came into being)
The effect of the regulation on the behaviors and actions of nurses
The effect of the regulation on the delivery of health care
Include at least 2 references within the past 5 years, in addition to the textbook
(Hebda, T., & Czar, P. (2013). Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.)

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