For this assignment, you will conduct an interview and write a paper based on the information you get in the interview. You can have a discussion with anyone you choose that works as a manager with electronic medical records and health informatic systems.
Interviewee: Martha (QA Manager and Patient Coordinator) – Phone interview
- What are the safety and security issues they see surrounding the use of electronic health systems technology?
You are to create the questions for the interview. They may revolve around password protections, internal information thefts, outside hacking, HIPAA concerns, ransomware, employee use of personal emails, PHI concerns, or any other avenues you care to explore.
Go to the interview with questions already formulated. Do not perform an interview unprepared and waste their time. The interview may be conducted in-person or by phone. It may be someone local, or very distant.
Write a 2 page paper analyzing the issues surrounding you discovered that are security concerns in the interview. It should NOT be a transcript of the interview. Provide analysis and additional outside research to support what you found in the interview. You will be graded on your strength of choice of interviewee, the depth of your questioning, outside research, and the structure of your write up.
Points Possible: 35 LEVEL 3
4 points for an introduction that clearly introduces the main points of your paper
3 points for an appropriate conclusion
5 points for your choice of interviewee and the quality of your questions
15 points for body paragraphs that describe safety and security issues while incorporating information from your interview
8 points for writing level (LEVEL 3)