Health Care Ethics And The Law available in Paperback
Health Care Ethics and the Law is a comprehensive, practical resource designed for those preparing for a career in healthcare management.
In 16 chapters, the text explains and illustrates ethical principles and their application in the real world, including material that is consistently cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's highest appellate courts. The book also explores substantive theories of classic ethicists in the Western world, along with current scholarly literature from the nation's leading ethicists.
Seasoned author Donna K. Hammaker seamlessly integrates ethical and legal concepts without overwhelming the reader with philosophies and theory. With an emphasis on interpretation, insight, and ideas, Health Care Ethics and the Law will guide healthcare professionals through the ethical decisions they will face in their everyday professional lives.
Presents over 150 ethical dilemmas that lets the reader decide the best course of action.
Guides the reader through multiple ethical decision-making methods including: A framework of eight decision-making models, ten universal values, and eight principles in the American ethic.
Addresses the ethical and health law issues related to the Affordable Care Act.
Includes reviews and interviews with over 30 health industry experts to supplement research on key topics and help explain current and future trends in healthcare ethics and the law.
Examines actual court decisions recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's highest appellate courts.
Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)|
About the Author
Director, National Institute Health Care Management & Law, Graduate Health Administration, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospice Chaplain, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health Care System
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments A HeadHow to Use This Text Foreword A HeadList of Abbreviations A HeadList of Court Decisions PartI Introduction to Health Care Ethics Chapter1 The Ethics of Health Care Chapter2 Values and Principles Confronting Our Health Care System PartII The Ethics of Access to Health Care Chapter3 Access to Affordable Health Insurance Chapter4 Patients' Rights and Responsibilities Chapter5 Charitable Care and Tax-Exempt Hospitals PartIII The Ethical Development of Human Capital Chapter6 Employers' Health Care Costs Chapter7 Management and Labor Relations PartIV Improving the Quality and Equality of Health Care Chapter8 Evidence-Based Medicine Chapter9 Medical Malpractice Chapter10 Mental Health PartV Our Health Care System's Ethical Response to Vulnerable Members of Society Chapter11 The HIV/AIDS Pandemic Chapter12 Environmental Safety and Gun Injury Prevention PartVI Pressing Issues Facing Our Health Care System Chapter13 Women's Reproductive Health Chapter14 Nutrition and Food Safety Chapter15 End-of-Life Care PartVII Our Future Health Care System Chapter16 Our Future: A New Kind of Health Care Ethics