The Law Of Healthcare Administration, Ninth Edition, 9
ISBN: 1640551301
EAN13: 9781640551305
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 2, 2020
Pages: 609
Dimensions: 2" H x 10" L x 7" W
Weight: 1.737243 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

The Law Of Healthcare Administration, Ninth Edition, 9

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A hacker accesses the medical records of more than 250,000 patients in a hospital-based clinic. Despite being counseled not to, staff in a psychiatric unit continually refer to a transgender boy using feminine pronouns, causing him acute depression and leading to his suicide. Citing moral objections and fearing prosecution, a physician refuses to prescribe lethal medication for a terminally ill cancer patient who wants to end her suffering. These kinds of situations don't just shock us with their drama; they also present serious legal challenges that healthcare leaders must be equipped to deal with. The Law of Healthcare Administration helps readers think through the issues, applying current legal principles and relevant judicial decisions. Author J. Stuart Showalter surveys the pressing issues that have resulted from two centuries of US policy, court decisions, and regulation. He writes from a management perspective, emphasizing a practical understanding of legal concepts, in a style that is clear and accessible to readers without a legal background. Features new to this edition include: -A new chapter on human resources law that explains how employment law affects healthcare organizations -Significant updates on end-of-life issues, such as aid-in-dying laws and the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm -The status of health reform in the wake of Read More chevron_right

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Still new, but quite disappointing, as this was listed as a usable book. About everything to forewarn about the damage, nothing to worry about.