Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management / Edition 3

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management / Edition 3

by Dana C. McWay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1435483308

ISBN-13: 9781435483309

Pub. Date: 10/30/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics

Overview

Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435483309
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Series:
Health Information Management Product Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
435
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: STUDY OF THE LAW IN GENERAL. 1. Workings of the American Legal System. 2. Court Systems and Legal Procedures. 3. Judicial Process of Health Information. 4. Principles of Liability. Part II: AN OVERVIEW OF ETHICS. 5. Ethical Standards. 6. Ethical Decisions and Challenges. 7. Bioethical Issues. Part III: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES CENTRAL TO HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT. 8. Patient Record Requirements. 9. Confidentiality and Informed Consent. 10. Access to Health Information. 11. Specialized Patient Records. Part IV: SPECIALIZED AREAS OF CONCERN IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT. 12. Risk Management, Quality Management, and Utilization Management. 13. Information Systems. 14. Health-Care Fraud and Abuse. 15. Law and Ethics in the Workplace. Appendix A: Table of Cases. Appendix B: List of Common Acronyms. Appendix C: Sample HIPAA Privacy Notices. Appendix D: Patient Care Partnership. Appendix E: Sample Forms- Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Health Care Directive, and Accompanying HIPAA Form. Appendix F: Selected Laws Affecting HIM.

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