Key Legislation Shaping HIT Use and Impacting Nursing Practice click here for more information on this paper

You have read about HITECH Act, HIPAA, ARRA, and electronic signatures. Summarize the intent of one of these laws and its impact on your practice.

Recent healthcare acts such as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have provisions regarding the application of technology in healthcare. In this week’s lesson and readings, you will read about the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health  (HITECH) Act, HIPAA, ARRA, and Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-sign).

Please read and research the HITECH Act, HIPAA, ARRA, and E-sign. Please choose one of these federal acts and summarize the intent of the act/laws and the act/laws impact on your nursing practice. Please remember to