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Running head: COMPLIANCE SCENARIOS 1Compliance ScenariosDaqwander PavloffLegal Aspects of Health ManagementLori Janello6th June, 2020COMPLIANCE SCENARIOS 2Compliance Scenario 1Brief Restatement of the ScenarioThe Pediatric Department contacted our office in response to the case involving a 10-year-old boy. The last physical examination of the boy showed that the boy was experiencing congenital heart condition, which was worsening since last year. During treatment, the pediatrician attending to the boy referred him to a Pediatric Cardiologist where the correction of the condition might include surgery. However, the boy's mother was reluctant about the process of conducting surgery. The family had very strict religious beliefs, and the mother argued that the surgery process would contradict those beliefs. The Pediatric Department, when consulting the office was to receive guidance on how to address the situation.Recommendations/SolutionsIn this scenario, it would be better to gather more information about the specification of religion. The physician must treat the patients, but considering the mother decided not to treat theboy needs essential consideration. However, if the hospital agrees with the mother's decision resulting in causing harm to the boy, then the hospital and physician will be liable due to negligence and failure to render care. There is a need to perform risk assessment, which may include finding a clergy within the mother's religion to try to explain the advancement of conducting such surgery. The obligatory beneficence requires the physician and the hospital to show concern of care. Also, through the principle of autonomy, there requires an understanding by the mother about the benefits of this treatment (English, 2007). Although the mother has the right to make decisions without any coercion or interference, following such a strategy will help to create a balance between patient autonomy and physician beneficence.COMPLIANCE SCENARIOS 3Compliance Scenario 2Brief Restatement of ScenarioThe office anonymous tip line receives an in-house complaint about nurses at OBGYN Unit. The allegations state that several nurses, while within the patient rooms, have been using their cell phones to monitor other patients. However, the office is aware that there has been a shortage of staff at the OBGYN Unit for months. This challenge might cause these nurses to behave in such a manner as they try to communicate with each other. Based on the complaint, such behavior might violate HIPAA rules.Recommendations/SolutionsIn addressing this situation, the OBGYN Department should conduct a risk assessment to identify if this issue is present. HIPAA emphasizes maintaining certain security measures when using mobile technology within the healthcare system (Godard, 2018). Cell phones are prone to many security vulnerabilities, and sharing information through such devices without protective measures can lead to leakage of essential health information. Being a complaint with HIPAA rules, there is a need to ensure the security of Protected Health Information (PHI). Through the risk assessment, it will be easier to understand the reasons for such behavior. Also, it will be possible to identify whether the hospital was aware of the issue. If this scenario occurred throughthe consent of the management, there has been a violation of HIPAA rules. The hospital violatesHIPAA under the principle of first of Respodeat Superior as the nurses engage in malpractice. There needs to reexamine information on HIPAA requirements to ensure the healthcare unit understands the outlined guidelines. If the hospital decides to allow the use of cell phones, then there is a need to implement security measures to ensure everyone is compliant with HIPAA.COMPLIANCE SCENARIOS 4ReferencesEnglish, D. (2007).;Addressing a Patient's Refusal of Care Based on Religious Beliefs. Aafp.org. Retrieved 7 June 2020, from https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1393.html.Godard, R. (2018).;HIPAA Compliance & Cell Phones: Staying Compliant | I.S. Partners, LLC. I.S. Partners. Retrieved 7 June 2020, from

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