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Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763739270

Cover of Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 10TH 07 (ISBN 978-0763739270)
ISBN13: 978-0763739270
ISBN10: 0763739278
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 07
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $172.00

Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration - 10TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763739270

George Pozgar

ISBN13: 978-0763739270
ISBN10: 0763739278
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 07
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The most trusted resource in healthcare law is this classic text from George Pozgar, now completely revised. The 10th edition will provide your students with the most up-to-date information on the newest laws affecting the healthcare industry, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley act.

With more summary tables, less legal jargon, and over 35 new, actual court cases, the 10th edition presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. This is a book they will hold on to throughout their careers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Historical Perspective 1
Ch. 2 Introduction to Law 13
Ch. 3 Tort Law 31
Ch. 4 Criminal Aspects of Health Care 63
Ch. 5 Contracts and Antitrust 85
Ch. 6 Civil Procedure and Trial Practice 107
Ch. 7 Corporate Liability 143
Ch. 8 Medical Staff 167
Ch. 9 Nursing and the Law 209
Ch. 10 Liability by Departments and Health Care Professionals 247
Ch. 11 Information Management and Health Care Records 287
Ch. 12 Patient Consent 313
Ch. 13 Legal Reporting Requirements 335
Ch. 14 Issues of Procreation 345
Ch. 15 Patient Rights and Responsibilities 365
Ch. 16 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 375
Ch. 17 Health Care Ethics 387
Ch. 18 Malpractice Insurance 423
Ch. 19 Labor Relations 433
Ch. 20 Employment, Discipline, and Discharge 449
Ch. 21 Managed Care and Organizational Restructuring 465
Ch. 22 Tort Reform and Reducing the Risk of Malpractice 485
Ch. 23 Patient Safety and Zero Tolerance 497
Ch. 24 Worldwide Search 515
Ch. 25 Journey to Excellence 521
Glossary 527
Index 535