Information Governance in Health Care – Level 2

Information Governance in Health Care
  • Duration: 2 hours

Synopsis of Information Governance in Health Care

The way that organization manage your personal information is continually changing.  Information Governance in Health Care balances the use and security of this information.  This course is designed to bring you up to date with the GDPR and changes to the Data Protection Act in the UK.

The arena of information governance is concerned not just with extracting value from patient and hospital data but also with reducing potential risks to it, ensuring that information generated or managed by a health organization is secured by various degrees of protection as mandated by institutional compliance, state and federal laws, regulations and/or organizational policies.

Course Contents

Module 1: GDPR

  • What is GDPR?
  • The GDPR Principles
  • Why are the principles important?
  • The principles in more detail

Module 2: Data Protection

  • The Data Protection Act of 2018
  • What data does an organization have about you?
  • When can information be withheld?
  • The Caldicott Principles

Module 3: Information Governance Best Practice

  • Record Keeping
  • Consent, the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
  • Six legitimate reasons to process your data
  • Opting out of profiling
  • Appealing automated decisions made using your data
  • Who administers penalties for breach of data protection?
  • Serious breaches of confidential information
  • Basic cyber security measures
  • Keeping data secure
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Principles of the FOIA
  • Who can make an FOIA request?
  • FOIA Exemptions
  • What happens if my request is refused



There is no review for this course

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