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Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications
     

Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications

by Donna Hammaker
 

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ISBN-10: 1428320040

ISBN-13: 9781428320048

Pub. Date: 03/19/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications engages students who will be leading and shaping twenty-first century health care organizations. It raises questions about health law issues such as emergence of the U.S. as a player in the global health care industry, innovative new approaches to the payer/provider model, and the future of

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Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications engages students who will be leading and shaping twenty-first century health care organizations. It raises questions about health law issues such as emergence of the U.S. as a player in the global health care industry, innovative new approaches to the payer/provider model, and the future of tailored therapeutics. The text provides a comprehensive overview of health law, which is relevant to both undergraduate students seeking the basic management skills required to work in health care organizations, and graduate students currently working in health care organizations. The text is divided into thirteen broad parts ranging from an overview of specific health laws and affordable health care to producers of medical products and the future of health care in the U.S. Health Care Management and the Law concludes with a summary of improved medical technologies and the future of personalized health care. The technology-enhanced learning tools that accompany the text are available in multiple formats to fit individual readers' learning preferences, including an online learning management system with a test generator, study notes, Web links, threaded discussion forums, and additional assignments; an instructor's resource CD with PowerPoint presentations, Exam View test bank, instructor's manual, and syllabus templates; and a student study guide. An online companion to this text offers additional student and instructor resources including summaries of specific court decisions recently decided, as well as the full decisions, and additional data-driven facts from the text. The range of instructional tools will meet virtually every instructors' needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428320048
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/19/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
676,283
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


PREFACE. CONTENTS. PART I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Processes for Thinking About the U.S. Health Care System. 2. Introduction to Health Law. PART II: OVERVIEW OF SPECIFIC HEALTH LAWS. 3. Health Care Compliance Programs. 4. Antitrust and Regulation of Health Care Providers. PART III: ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE. 5. Access to and Reimbursement for Medically Necessary Health Care. 6. Medicaid and Equal Access to Medically Necessary Health Care. 7. Medicare Reforms. PART IV: AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE. 8. Mutually Affordable Health Care. 9. Patient Rights and Responsibilities. 10. Tort Reform and Reducing the Risk of Malpractice. PART V: STAFFING OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS. 11. Human Resources Departments. 12. Employers' Health Care Costs. 13. Labor and Management Relations. PART VI: STRATEGIC HEALTH CARE RESTRUCTURINGS. 14. Managed Care and Other Strategic Health Care Restructurings. 15. Integration Deals in the Health Care Sector. 16. Business Process Outsourcing. PART VII: PRODUCERS OF MEDICAL PRODUCTS. 17. Pharmaceuticals. 18. Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals. 19. Medical Devices. 20. Health Information Technology. PART VIII: IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE. 21. Disease Management and the Patient-Physician Relationship. 22. Evidence-Based Medicine. 23. Improving Patient Safety and Decreasing Medical Error. PART IX: OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM'S RESPONSE TO ILLNESS. 24. Human Body Parts Industry. 25. Organ Procurement and Transplantation. 26. HIV/AIDS Pandemic. 27. Mental Health. PART X: END-OF-LIFE HEALTH CARE. 28. Hospice Care. 29. Mature Minor Rights to Refuse Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment. 30. Care of the Critically Ill and Dying. PART XI: OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM'S RESPONSE TO NEW TECHNOLOGIES. 31. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. 32. Reprogenics and Assisted Reproductive Medicine. PART XII: ADDITIONAL PRESSING ISSUES FACING OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. 33. Global Pandemics and Public Health Emergency Threats. 34. Health Care Issues for Women. 35. Clinical Trials. 36. Food Safety. 37. Environmental Safety. 38. Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. PART XIII: CONCLUSION 39. Future Prospects: Health Care Management and the Law.

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