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1)     What do you believe is the best strategy for a health care organization to enhance the security of electronic patient information?  Why?

2)     How do HIPAA and HITECH federal mandates affect health care information systems?

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 As health care technology continues toward becoming a major part of health care delivery, it is very important that health care organizations protect patients’ information that is shared or stored electronically. HIPAA rules and regulations help ensure that patients’ information are safe and protected. Health care organizations that use patients’ information electronically can take advantage of the many security systems available to help protect technology from hackers or from catching viruses that can potentially put the patients’ information at risks. However the best strategy would be for health care organizations to teach their employees on how to obey HIPAA regulations. For example employees must always lock their devices when t