Legal Aspects of Health Information Management / Edition 1

Legal Aspects of Health Information Management / Edition 1

by Dana C. McWay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827355769

ISBN-13: 9780827355767

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new book is an important legal reference or research tool for any physician's office, or professionals practicing in the Allied Health, Public Health or Hospital and Health Care Administration fields. Managers of health information have a professional stake in understanding the legal requirements designed to safeguard health care information.

Overview

This new book is an important legal reference or research tool for any physician's office, or professionals practicing in the Allied Health, Public Health or Hospital and Health Care Administration fields. Managers of health information have a professional stake in understanding the legal requirements designed to safeguard health care information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827355767
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Nursing Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

WORKINGS OF AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM. The Workings of the American Legal System. The Court System and Legal Procedures. Principles of Liability. CONTROL AND USE OF PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION. Patient Record Requirements. Access to Health Information. Confidentiality & Release of Information. Liability for Improper Disclosure. Courtroom Disclosure of Health Information. SPECIALIZED AREAS OF HEALTH INFORMATION. Specialized Patient Records. Non-Patient Records. Abuse & Neglect Documentation. AIDS Information. Computerized Patient Records. Legislative Issues. Appendix.

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