HSM 4065

About This Course

This course explores issues around developing and implementing a security and privacy program in a health care environment, as well as privacy and security from societal, health care operations, and regulatory perspectives. Final project uses resources in the public domain to design a security and privacy program that supports regulatory compliance requirements while considering customer/patient concerns and experience, health care provider experience and workflows, operational workflows, and regulatory compliance. Topics include importance of security in health care; risk concepts and value of health information, usability, and security/privacy; federal and state regulations; impact of technology on security; health care operations; what can be learned from other industries; security certifications; and breach response.


Scott Lee-Eichenwald
Scott Lee-Eichenwald

MSDD, software design and development, University of Saint Thomas; BA, psychology, College of Saint Scholastica

Scott Lee-Eichenwald has diverse professional experience in social sciences and medical technology, with over 20+ years with medical devices companies including Guidant, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and Smiths Medical. He also has experience providing enterprise interoperability software solutions for Infor's health care division. He has managed research and development and many global technology implementation projects. In addition, he has been teaching online for 15+ years. He is published in Healthcare Information Technology and received his Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the University of Saint Thomas in 2012. Scott holds an Information Systems Security Certificate from Colorado Technical University.

  • HSM 4043 – Project and Program Management in Health Services Management
  • HSM 4065 – Information Privacy and Security in Health Services Management
  • INET 1001 – Survey of Information Technology
  • INET 3011W – Social Impact of Information Technology
  • INET 4051 – IT Infrastructure Operations

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