Business Ethics “Hippa Violations within the healthcare environment”

Paper instructions:
Hospitals are plagued by various ethical dilemmas, one of the most prevalent and detrimental being actions that conflict with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)

Through this essay you will discuss the possible consequences that can occur when a patient’s personal information is inappropriately shared, legally and personally. This paper should also identify the policies and training put in place to try and deter from these actions as well as inform staff members of how serious of an issue this can be.

Also include how this can be especially tricky when you work at a military hospitals because the majority of the people you work with and their families go the same hospital for treatment.

Focus the paper on the connection between the topic and ethics theories.

You must support your views. While your opinions are important, they are not sufficient for a discussion for this type of paper. The academic connections are crucial. .

The paper should follow APA 6th Edition guidelines for all formatting:

1” margins .

12-point Times New Roman font .

Double-spaced .

The paper should have the following sections:

?Introduction: State what you are going to tell me in the body of the paper. This is a synopsis of the point of the paper. The thesis statement resides here. .

?Body of the paper: This is the place where you pull your research together and develop your points. It should include:

?An overview of the ethics theory you are using. .

?A connection of the theory to your topic. .

?A discussion about the impact of the topic and theory. .

.?Conclusion: Restate what you have told me. This is your last opportunity to make your point, answer your question, or argue a perspective. .

.•Don’t forget the importance of the transitions between paragraphs and sections. I should be able to read the last sentence of one paragraph and the first sentence of the next paragraph and see the connection. HINT: This is a good way to test whether you have effective transitions. .

•Grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph structure matter: Spend time editing your paper. This means that you need to at least give yourself a three-day cooling off period between finishing the paper and editing the paper. This really does make a difference in what you catch and correct.