For this milestone, you will submit a draft of the conclusion, including all critical elements listed below. The conclusion should include issues along with ethical and legal considerations, from both a general agency and a hospital-specific setting. From the analysis, provide ideas about policies that could be utilized more effectively to prevent the misuse of health and confidential information, particularly in a hospital setting. The State Department of Health and Human Services often provides statewide policies and rules that align with mandated state statutes.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
III. Conclusion After analyzing the codes of ethics and legal considerations, and applying your strategies to the case, compose a conclusion addressing the following questions:
A. Overall, what are the key ethical considerations to be addressed in a hospital setting? Explain why.
B. What laws or regulations are critical to releasing healthcare and other confidential information to a court?
C. Evaluate additional strategies that might prevent lawsuit that a human services agency could incorporate into policies or practices.
D. What do you recommend human services agencies do to prepare for the release of health records to a court? Use concrete evidence from your research to substantiate claims.