Delivery of value in healthcare, regulatory requirements, and potential changes.
Topic of Interest Posting: Initial Post Due by Saturday at 11:59 pm EST. Pick a topic from the list and discuss it in terms of the concept analysis and evaluation. Support your statements with credible evidence and offer an example. (Note: Select a topic that will allow you learn something new and is of interest to you.)

Clearly state your selected topic at the top of your initial posting:

Relationships to Information Technology and Healthcare: Delivery of value in healthcare, regulatory requirements, and potential changes.
Health Informatics: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical (HITECH) Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), HIPAA Privacy Rule, and Protected Health Information (PHI).
Components of IT and HIT Systems: Integration, interoperability, clinical information systems, and consumer-based products.
You will provide a response to at least two peers for the Initial Discussion by Monday at 11:59 pm EST, sharing information that may help them better understand their selected topic of interest. (Help them answer their question of interest. Offer guidance to better topic understanding)

Lessons Learned Posting by Tuesday at 11:59 pm EST: You will share the information that you learned from your course readings, your peers, and additional research related to the question of your interest. Assess how your initial understanding of the topic differs from your present views. Define the lessons (minimum 1) learned and the outstanding questions (minimum 1) that you still may have on the topic.

A minimum of two APA references with correlating in-text citation(s) are required from the week content or UMGC library. The word count guide is no more than 500 for the initial post and for the lessons learned post each. The replies should not be longer than 250 words.