Review at least one peer reviewed, profession journal article or detailed news article discussing government mandates for health care such as the 2009 HITECH Act, the Patient Privacy and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), or value-based purchasing. Consider topics discussed in your previous courses in the Master of Healthcare Administration program such as:
- Transition from volume-based to value-based healthcare
- Population health
- Data analytics
- Healthcare consumerism
Choose one of these topics to use as the basis of your Discussion.
Explain how the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 impacts your topic. Describe how your organization is impacted by your topic and the HITECH Act of 2009. As a consumer of health care, how do you perceive the use of health information technology (HIT) to address these topics affecting your personal health care delivery?