Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, 3rd Edition
by Dean M. Harris, J.D.
Hardbound, 400 pp
AUPHA & HAP
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Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Third Edition, examines the most important legal and ethical issues in healthcare and presents essential information that will help you learn to identify and tackle potential legal problems.
This edition includes new information and extensive updates including:
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on physician-assisted suicide, the liability of health plans, and partial-birth abortion
Legal and ethical issues in emergency contraception
The Terri Schiavo case involving termination of life support
The Medicare prescription drug benefit and HIPAA Privacy Rule
Medical malpractice reform and the reporting of medical errors
Obligations to provide emergency care and make services accessible to persons with limited English proficiency
A new chapter on health insurance and the ongoing effort to achieve universal health insurance coverage
This new edition also has a revised emphasis and focus. Rather than focusing on managed care, it emphasizes, and includes more material on, health insurance reform. You can view samples here:
Dean M. Harris, JD, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, and adjunct associate professor in the UNC School of Law. In addition, he serves as adjunct professor in the Department of Health Economics and Management in the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, Beijing, China. He previously taught in an executive MBA program at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Founded in 1933, the American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management.
Health Administration Press is a division of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). ACHE is an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Management, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE is also known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, as well as its groundbreaking research and career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare leaders by providing exceptional value to its members.
Founded in 1972 with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Health Administration Press has grown from a small office on the campus of the University of Michigan to one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management, including textbooks for use in college and university courses.
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