PATIENT RIGHTS

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INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS

1. What is meant by the phrase integrated delivery system? What are some examples of the changes taking place in U.S. healthcare under this heading?

2. The goal of integrated delivery services is to provide quality care, promote health in a well-coordinated set up. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of integrated delivery services?

HIPAA AND PATIENT RIGHTS

1. HIPAA and patient rights have been topics of discussion for years. How have you been affected personally and professionally by the new legislation (passed in the name of consumerism) to protect the rights and privacy of patients?

2. Any company that deals with protected health information (PHI) must ensure that all the required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed. As hospital CEO, how would you ensure full compliance with all HIPAA and patient rights regulations?