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Healthcare Information Assurance: Identification Issues

Healthcare Information Assurance: Identification Issues
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Author(s): Ludwig Slusky (California State University, USA)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 4
Source title: Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8.ch065
ISBN13: 9781599049298
EISBN13: 9781466665378


The paper summarizes identification issues pertaining to healthcare information assurance, including National Provider Identifier, identification in HIPAA, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Data Interchange, and Disease Management. In conclusion, it discusses the need for further research of interlinks and dependencies among various identifiers of healthcare information to support confidentiality, integrity, and availability of a trustworthy national healthcare information system.

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