Law and Health Care Quality, Patient Safety, and Medical Liability


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Law and Health Care Quality, Patient Safety, and Medical Liability Authors: , , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: West Academic Pages: 704 Language: English ISBN: 9780314279903 Category:

This book offers a current overview of Patient Safety and the federal and state policy decisions and legislation that has redefined the field of medical error and turned it into a broader and more complex field of legal study. The text combines a detailed presentation of current federal and state legislation aimed at Patient Safety, with particular attention to the Affordable Care Act provisions, along with up-to-date analysis of tort liability. All aspects of health care liability are considered — from physicians to hospitals, managed care organizations, and outpatient settings. Informed consent, HIPAA, EMTALA and other sources of liability are considered, covering all the liability/quality issues that an in-house counsel or a plaintiff or defense attorney can expect to confront in today’s health care environment. New developments in state and federal regulation of “Never Events”and Hospital-Acquired conditions is considered, along with the rapidly changing research on medical advers

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