Ensuring that medical facilities meet all applicable regulatory and legal requirements. An information governance program shall be constructed to comply with applicable laws, regulations, standards, and organizational policies.
Regulation plays a major role in the healthcare industry and healthcare insurance coverage. The various regulatory and legal policies protect the public from a number of health risks and provide numerous programs for public health and welfare. Together, these regulations protect and regulate public health at every level. Health care regulations are developed and implemented not only by all levels of government (federal, state and local) but by private organizations as well. Health care regulations and standards are necessary to ensure compliance and to provide safe health care to every individual who accesses the system. Privacy officer monitor practitioners and facilities, provide information about industry changes, promote safety and ensure legal compliance and quality services.