HIPAA Violation

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1. Locate an interesting article about a HIPAA violation in which a healthcare professional breached patient confidentiality. According to New York Times Article “New York –Presbyterian Hospital has agreed to pay a $2.2 million penalty to federal regulators for allowing television crews to film two patients without their consent- one which was dying, the other in significant distress. Regulators said on Thursday that the hospital allowed filming to continue even after a medical professional asked that it stop.” (Ornstein, 2016)
a. Explain how HIPAA was violated
They filmed patents without their consent, which violate patient right of privacy.
b. How the violation impacted the patient; and patients were on social media without knowing it.
How
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