Security and Privacy

1855 words 8 pages
Security and Privacy

February 10, 2014
Aimee Kirkendol

Security and Privacy
Protecting patient’s privacy is of the most important when it comes to the health care field. There are many individuals who want to steal information which is not theirs, but allows them to this information to get what they want and this is, called identity theft. This paper will take a look at the incident at St. John’s Hospital and what should be done with patient information and what not to do with unwanted files. This paper will also take a look at the management plan and code of conduct.
Security Breach
It has been brought to the attention of the administrative office that there has been a security breach of
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The reason why the change is needed and when it will take effect. The date of the meeting will be posted at least one week in advance so there will no excuse as to why employees cannot be there. This will be a mandatory meeting and everyone is expected to be present. At this meeting the employees will be given the chance to ask questions if they have any.
Code of Conduct
The St. Johns Hospital is dedicated to providing the best possible care to our patients along with keeping their information private and secure. St. Johns Hospital also plays a huge role in researching illness and providing education. To help to support and maintain the culture of integrity this hospital has written this code of conduct (Code of Ethical Conduct, 2011).
This code of conduct applies to Board members, executives, and employees of St. Johns Hospital including medical/professional staff, contract staff, volunteers, students, researchers, foundation and auxiliary staff, cleaning staff and all other staff members of this hospital. This code of conduct has been created in order to keep a positive work environment for all employees, and members (Code of Ethical Conduct, 2011).
All those who are working for this organization will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and comply with these codes at all times. It is important that all unethical conduct, such as safety violation, illegal actions, or sexual misconduct. The


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