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*greater risk of being sued-Correct answerworse health care for all patients more poorly performing practitioners higher administrative costs Question 161 / 1 ptsIn the future, with new technologies and social media, health care privacy and confidentiality
will be easier to protect. will no longer be important. !*will be more susceptible to breaches than ever.-Correct answerwill be less expensive to protect than before. Question 171 / 1 ptsA fine of up to $250,000 and imprisonment of up to 10 years is the penalty range for a PHI violation due tofailure to notify a patient of scientific use. !*intentional disclosure for personal financial gain.-Correct answerintentional disclosure but corrected within time. willful neglect that is not corrected. Question 181 / 1 ptsIn the 1976 case Estate of Berthiaume v. Pratt, the court ruled that a physician intruded on a dying cancer patient’s “physical or mental solitude or seclusion.” What did Dr. Pratt do to violate his patient’s privacy?
He shared medical records with a pharmaceutical representative. He questioned the dying patient needlessly. He invited a medical student to watch the patient die. !*He took unwanted photographs of the patient. -Correct answerQuestion 191 / 1 ptsBeing accredited by the Joint Commission affords a health organization all of the following benefits EXCEPTa competitive edge in the marketplace. community confidence in the care it offers. !*protection against certain kinds of liability suits. -Correct answerthe ability to attract qualified doctors and nurses to its staff. Question 201 / 1 ptsSteve’s psychology professor is pressuring him to participate in a mental health research project. This coercion violates Steve’s __________ privacy.
informational !*decisional -Correct answerphysical proprietary Question 211 / 1 ptsWhen June goes to get a chest X-ray, she expects to be left alone in a room to change into a medical gown. Her expectation to be able to “keep and control her individual space” belongs to the concept of __________.autonomy confidentiality !*privacy -Correct answerphysical integrityQuestion 220 / 1 pts
HIPAA lists 18 identifiers that must be removed from a medical record to lower the risk of identifying a patient or client. Which of the following is NOT an identifier?a fax number *a state-Correct answera discharge date a fingerprint The answer can be found in Chapter 5, Section 5.2, The Legal and Regulatory Landscape Affecting Privacy and Confidentiality.Question 230 / 1 ptsHampton Health Center provides free flu shots to their community in the following order until they run out: first, to elderly citizens; second, to those with impaired autoimmune systems; and third, to local children. This rationing process is known as __________.