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With over 100,000 copies sold, instructors turn to George Pozgar time and again to make the legal aspects of health care administration meaningful and memorable to students. The tenth edition of this classic text has been further revised and updated with the most current information on law and the health care industry. This edition continues to lay a strong foundation for the reader in both ethical and legal issues critical to improving the quality and safe delivery of health care. This revision includes comprehensive information on the newest laws affecting the health care industry, specifically the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Many new charts have been added. The author has also taken great care to reduce the legal jargon to make it reader-friendly for students of health care administration.It presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that carefully guides students through the complex maze of the legal system as it impacts health care organizations. Actual court cases are presented throughout the book to bring the legal information to life and help students to apply the information to their daily professional lives.
Table of Contents
|Historical perspective||p. 1|
|Introduction to law||p. 13|
|Tort law||p. 27|
|Criminal aspects of health care||p. 53|
|Contracts and antitrust||p. 71|
|Civil procedure and trial practice||p. 93|
|Corporate structure and liability||p. 127|
|Medical staff||p. 157|
|Nursing and the law||p. 193|
|Liability by departments and health care professionals||p. 223|
|Information management and health care records||p. 255|
|Patient consent||p. 277|
|Legal reporting requirements||p. 297|
|Issues of procreation||p. 309|
|Patient rights and responsibilities||p. 329|
|Acquired immune deficiency syndrome||p. 345|
|Health care ethics||p. 357|
|Professional liability insurance||p. 393|
|Labor relations||p. 403|
|Employment, discipline, and discharge||p. 423|
|Managed care and organizational restructuring||p. 437|
|Tort reform risk reduction||p. 449|
|Patient safety and zero tolerance||p. 461|
|Worldwide search||p. 475|
|Journey to excellence||p. 483|
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