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Health Information/Data Technical Security

Applying confidentiality and electronic security measures to store and protect health information.

Critical Work Functions

  • Adhere to applicable policies and procedures for the use of networks, including intranet and internet applications to facilitate the electronic health record (EHR), personal health record (PHR), public health records
    • Implement administrative , physical, and technical safeguards
      • Follow access protocols for entry to an electronic health record
        • Understand and apply fundamental documentation requirements in the electronic creation and recordkeeping environment
          • Recognize components of risk management, contingency planning, and data recovery procedures
            • Report any possible breaches of confidentiality in accordance with organizational policies
              • Resolve minor technology problems associated with using an electronic information application
                Technical Content Areas

                • Documentation principles and requirements
                  • Data storage and retrieval
                    • Data accessibility
                      • Data recovery procedures
                        • Data integrity (business continuity, disaster recovery, encryption, ID management)
                          • Security policies and procedures
                            • Privacy, confidentiality, legal, and ethical issues