Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Policy Issues
A. Introduction - Introduction to this section describing what is included. (3-4 sentences)
B. Table of Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Policy Issues – The table below lists 20 topics related to ethical, legal and regulatory policy issues for healthcare IT systems. Each of these is defined in the course materials; the table above provides the sources where the definitions and explanations can be located. (Provide an introductory sentence and copy the table and insert information within.)
For each topic, you will provide:
• a brief definition, a minimum of two sentences, in your own words
• a brief explanation, a minimum of two sentences, of the impact of the topic or issue on the selection and use of the EHR system; and
• a brief explanation, a minimum of two sentences, of how the topic or issue will be addressed in the development and use of the EHR system.
DO NOT copy the definitions from the class resources or other sources, but use your own words and provide enough information to demonstrate your understanding of each topic.
The "right" and "wrong" answers have to do with whether or not you correctly define each issue as it relates to an EHR technology solution and provide a well-supported explanation for how it will be accommodated.

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Safe Design
Safe design is the incorporation of methods that will identify weaknesses and assess risks early in design process to minimize cases of failure
The selected EHR system will have to incorporate safety in its design. Midtown Clinic will test the safety of the system before rolling it out for use
Meaningful Use
Meaningful use (MU) is the minimum standards for using an EHR system and exchanging patient information with other players in the health sector (Chin & Sakuda, 2015)
Since the system to be implemented will be used to share information with third parties, it should meet the standards of meaningful use. The clinic will ensure that the system is used to share only relevant information
Quality Improvement
Quality improvement is the systemic approach to improve performance by analyzing practice performance
The expected EHR system will improve quality performance at the clinic. The clinic will ensure that patients enjoy convenience and be served better through proper handling and processing of information
Data Accuracy
Data accuracy is the correctness of information about a given patient that is captured and stored in a system   
The system should have the capacity to store information without making changes as inputted. The clinic will have to exercise...

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