A cause of action for improper disclosure of health information may result from either a negligent or intentional act. Complete an Internet search and find news stories related to breach of patient confidentiality. Write a summary of at least one of the stories you find outlining the elements of a cause of action for negligence outlined in the Reading for this unit. Be sure to use your texts as a reference for your work. Discuss liability in health care, legal concepts and principles, and use legal terminology from the Reading supporting your opinion about the improper disclosure.
Visit The Joint Commission (TJC) website www. joint commission.org and spend some time navigaing the site to learn more about this important healthcare regulatory agency. Answer the following questions as part of your navigation: When was TJC founded? What is the mission and vision of TJC? How many healthcare organizations and programs in the U.S does TJC accredit and certify? How often do facilities undergo surveys? (except labs) Review the information under the ‘MEASUREMENT’ tab and summarize the information you find interesting in this section. Requirements: Your summary for Part 1 should be approximately 500 words. Your summary for Part 2 should be approximately 200 words. This Assignment should be in APA format and follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Be sure to use APA in-text citations and a reference page to attribute each source. --