In this tutorial, I review the most pressing legal issues that health information systems (IS) professionals face and how health information technology (IT) legislation drive them. The issues I discuss include the confidentiality and security of electronic protected health information, meaningful use of health IT, health information exchanges, and information governance. I also provide directions for future research.
"Health IT Legislation in the United States: Guidelines for IS Researchers,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 39
, Article 17.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol39/iss1/17