Health Care Ethical Standards Analysis


 Write at least a 175-word response to the following. Your response must address all aspects of each question, must include your personal opinions, ideas, or thoughts; and must provide examples in any situation where it is warranted.

How are electronic health records (EHR) and personal health records (PHR) similar? How are they different? What are the benefits and challenges of each?

Respond to at least two of either your classmates’ discussion posts My posts in general or My responses to other students' posts. Also, remember that these two responses together must total at least 175 Words. Be constructive and professional with your thoughts, feedback, or suggestions. 


Research the following professional healthcare association that addresses ethical standards. 

  • HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)

Using information from HIMSS, write at least a 700-word analysis that describes ethical standards relating to the following: 

  • Electronic data access 
  • Release of information 
  • Reporting procedures and responsibilities 
  • Staff and the organization 
  • Reporting guidelines for breaches or suspected breaches 
  • Proposed possible improvements in ethical standards 
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