HCP/517 Wk 2 Team – HITECH Act and HIPAA Sanctions

HCP/517 Wk 2 Team – HITECH Act and HIPAA Sanctions


Assignment Content

  1. Navigate to the Breach Portal on the Office for Civil Rights website and review the list of breaches of unsecured protected health information that affected 500 or more individuals. 

    Analyze the data by creating graphs or charts that illustrate the following: 

  • The type of breach.
  • The location of the breached information.

Evaluate the graphs or charts.  

Look for trends and extract any information that can be useful to a compliance officer.  

Write a 2- to 3-page summary of your findings. Include your charts or graphs in your summary

Cite properly formatted in-text citations within the narrative and APA formatted references on the reference page to support your assignment (e.g., trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, or other sources of similar quality). 

Format your citations according to APA guidelines.

Submit your team assignment to include the Summary of your findings to include: 1. Summary analysis, 2. Graphs or charts and 3. Evaluation of the graphs or charts.