Week 6 Discussion “Information Management and Allied Professional Issues” Please respond to the following: * From the scenario, analyze the primary problems associated with information management, and analyze the primary issues associated with patient confidentiality. Determine the major ways in which these overlapping responsibilities play a part in enforcing Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates. Analyze the different problems with allied professional responsibilities and overlapping general roles as they apply to a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Ascertain the principal ways in which the allied professional responsibilities in question synchronize with the management of patient information within 21st Century U.S. hospitals. Week 7 Discussion “Patient Consent and Legal Reporting in Health Care” Please respond to the following: * From the scenario, evaluate the efficacy of both the documentation protocols requiring patient consent by physicians and the legal reporting requirements, as they apply to protecting patientsâ€™ rights. Examine the primary way in which such documentation could help both physician and patient in the event of litigation. Analyze the major professional roles that physicians and nurses play, as they apply to following the requirement for obtaining patient consent. Examine the process whereby health care professionals can legitimately challenge patientsâ€™ rights to refuse treatment, based on the condition of verbal, written, or implied consent.