Examine ethical and legal considerations when working with healthcare data, including HIPAA, decisions made by providers, payers, drug companies, pharmacies, and medical product manufacturers. Students study real world cases illustrating data governance in health care organizations, issues in patient privacy, data ownership, and restrictions on data analysis.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Compare the relationship between healthcare data collection laws and analytic needs.
- Evaluate project needs to determine the level of sensitivity required in data set analysis.
- Explain the ethical and legal considerations with healthcare data and personal records.
- Analyze the needs that different organizations have with data governance.