Must be assigned to Dr. Siddharth Kishorbhai Mehta Write 600 words that respond to the following..

Must be assigned to Dr. Siddharth Kishorbhai Mehta

Write 600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Read this scenario and then address the questions that follow:

Scenario: The 200-bed acute care facility where you are a nursing supervisor has encountered a breach of security in the electronic medical record system, allowing for a leak in protected patient information. It has been found that all patients that presented to the hospital through admitting and the emergency department on this past Tuesday may have been affected. Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed references published within the past 5 years. Include the following in your discussion:

1. Who are the key stakeholders at your facility that would handle this situation?

2. Would this be a topic that could benefit from a root cause analysis? Why or why not?

3. What do you think the responsibility of the hospital is to the patients affected by this breach?

4. What is the responsibility, ethically and otherwise, of the employee who first noticed there could be a breach in confidentiality of patient data?