KARTEAGA-ASSIGNMENT-UNIT8 - Running head UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT HS 101 Unit 8 Assignment HS 101 Case Study A Day in the Life of a healthcare professional

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Running head: UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT HS 101 1 Unit 8 Assignment HS 101 Case Study: “ A Day in the Life” of a healthcare professional Karla Arteaga Kaplan University School of Health Sciences
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UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT HS 101 Unit 8 Assignment HS 101 This assignment is a case study through “ A Day in the Life” of a healthcare professional, where a patient has just left the office after having an outpatient surgery procedure. As you get ready to put away the patient´s file, you realize that the patient has forgotten to take his prescriptions and after-care instructions sheets home with him. It is vital for proper healing and recovery for the patient to have these documents. You know you will have to contact this patient so you look inside for his contact information and signed HIPAA Release of information form. 1. Under HIPAA, are you legally allowed to view this patient´s medical information? Why or why not? Yes, I’m legally allowed to view this patient´s medical information because is my patient. Therefore, I ´m also responsible for his wellness and recovery, but I will have to be very cautious by the time that I will have to contact him. (Caldwell & Connor, 2014).
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