Information Sensitivity and Protection of Data

Information Sensitivity and Protection of Data

Briefly review the sample privacy and security policies from the following three highly recognized healthcare organizations:

1. Managing Information Privacy & Security: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Technology Resources Policy (2007) (see attached reference material)

2. Managing Information Privacy & Security: Mayo Foundation (2002) (see attached reference material)

3. Managing Information Privacy & Security: Georgetown University Medical Centers (2007) (see attached material)

Please focus on the similarities and differences among them. Addresses and answers the following questions/requirements:

1. What are the obvious themes common among each organization’s policies?
2. Do any of the policies differ significantly between organizations? If so, how?
3. Identify what key security principles and elements you feel are most important and describe why.