Note: Sample below may appear distorted but all corresponding word document files contain proper formattingExcerpt from Term Paper:
As oversight staffing budgets are reduced and redundancy is addressed, many states will follow Pennsylvania's lead.
In our current setting, healthcare organizations are legislatively driven to follow strict disclosure polices in order to shield patient related and other protected data yet still these facilities and staff will be required to provide superior customer service. Thus, the information age has strained governmental legislation bolstering individual patient's privacy. "In the past decade, we have undergone a dramatic transformation in the way we shop, bank, and go about our daily business -- changes that have resulted in an unprecedented proliferation of records and data." (Soloye)
This vast amount of information that has been created or has suddenly become available now requires all new regulations regarding disclosure of medical information. The nursing profession has obviously been affected.
For example, nursing staffs often must get written permission to disclose, discuss or review a patient's situation with a non-immediate family member. In other words, to give nursing staffs permission to use or disclose medical information about a Down syndrome newborn with the patient's family or friends as needed, the new mother must revoke her own privacy in writing.
Nursing staffs must be fully cognizant if and when a patient revokes the permission to use or disclose his or her medical information. There is a fine line associated with previous foreclosures made with permission which creates a new documentary crisis. Nurses will be required to retain even more detailed records of care provided and often special footnotes will be required in the nursing logs when a revocation has occurred.
The new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is the legislative attempt to create a semblance of patient care privacy regulations. The objective of this act aims to assist the entire healthcare industry with the electronic data overload but just as critical the act will address all healthcare related data such as nursing logs and other detail care accounts. Of course the most crucial issues will be related to computer data and a great deal of the disclosure related concerns will fall on governmental agencies that have to meet the very strict HIPAA standards health plans, clearinghouses, and providers will be required to comply with.
Discuss Literature Search Process
To gather information regarding disclosure and how it pertains to the nursing industry, comprehensive literature search will be required. The Literature Search Process will follow the guidelines of a detail oriented approach for gathering disclosure and nursing related data. The information would be acquired through various sources including:
Physical Searches: searching core journals
Database Search: electronic databases both library and internet
Studies: Student journals and Studies
Internet: web page studies
Personal Interviews: experts and relevant organizations pertaining to disclosure legislation and implementation
The objective of the detailed search would be to acquire as mush relevant information pertaining to nursing and the affects of new disclosure polices, legislation and protocol.
Determine the Defining Attributes
To clearly define attributes associated with the aspects of disclosure is a major objective of this foreshadow. First and foremost, typical nurse's obligations regarding disclosure and data privacy protection will be legally mandated and therefore they must be clearly defined. The attributes associated with disclosure principles must describe an entire industry's, individual facility's including private healthcare professional's offices, as well as any faculty or staff that must practice and therefore enter information into a medical chart, MDS or other facility record.
If one was to consider how disclosure legislation has affected nursing, consider an abused pregnant woman who was in to receive information about prenatal care. The process of gathering and reporting the data about aspects of abuse of a pregnant woman would be necessary. However, it is important to note that disclosure polices should not interfere with day-to-day operations. In other words, nursing practitioners are still required to perform their medical activities such as: prevent or control disease,[continue]
"Disclosure This Report Represents A" (2005, January 29) Retrieved October 23, 2016, from http://www.paperdue.com/essay/disclosure-this-report-represents-a-61319
"Disclosure This Report Represents A" 29 January 2005. Web.23 October. 2016. <http://www.paperdue.com/essay/disclosure-this-report-represents-a-61319>
"Disclosure This Report Represents A", 29 January 2005, Accessed.23 October. 2016, http://www.paperdue.com/essay/disclosure-this-report-represents-a-61319
Risk analysis in disclosure cases also demonstrates that disclosure hazards are events that organizations repeat in cyclic patterns. Thus, to prevent violations and to accurately estimate the probability of an unauthorized disclosure, there are many opportunities to measure the abuses just as there are many opportunities to discover abuse on pregnant women. Breaking the pattern of violence on pregnant women without help is very difficult and leaving home is not
Reporting and Disclosure: Publicly Traded Companies Currently, a publicly traded company in the United States must produce a form 10-K each year (Dignam & Lowry, 2006). This is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and provides a comprehensive overview of the company and its financial health. The 10-K is not the same as the yearly report that is produced for shareholders of the company. Depending on the size of
Suddenly I receive a Titian to hang on my wall -- a Greek bas-relief to stick over my chimney-piece." (James in: Phelan-Cox, 2004) Through the analogies of Ralph, the reader is able to view the manner in which "male pleasure in spectatorship with interconnected with Western aesthetics generally." (Phelan-Cox, 2004) it is the argument of Laura Mulvey that the film of Hollywood is structured around "the voyeurism and scopopophilia of
Federal Securiies Laws Disclosure: Pros and Cons Federal securities laws disclosure: pros and cons Economic agents were traditionally forced to generate funds by themselves. Upon stating up a business entity, the owner was required to possess most of the capital and would collect the additional necessary one through loans from either individuals or specialized institutions. Gradually, the capital requirements became more easily to satisfy as the incidence of financial institutions increased. In
Battle of Midway, a naval battle fought near the Central Pacific island of Midway, was the most important victory for the United States in World War 2. Before this battle Japanese forces were on the offensive, gradually capturing territory throughout Asia and the Pacific. Japan was now the dominant naval force after severely damaging the U.S. Pacific Fleet during the attack of Pearl Harbor six months prior (Newman). Japan
Initially, I had to point out when people were saying things that would indicate a connection between group members. However, once those connections were established, the group members moved rather rapidly towards directly relating with one another. Another result of the group meetings is that the group members initially appeared very focused on the past. Small groups tend to do postmortems of old failures, archaeologizing (digging in the past for
On the other hand, applicable laws do have authority and under the concept of moral relativism, it may be justified that any duly passed law be complied with (Svensson & Wood, 2008). One lesson from this case might be that laws between entities in different sovereign nations can be much harder to enforce than laws between entities within the same nation. In the future, Pakistan and other nations might want