Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer,Barbara J. Levin,Mary Ann Shea

Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

ISBN: 1930056753

Category: Law

Page: 964

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Use this book to get a comprehensive overview of the medical records process. In any health care situation, records are made, and each situation presents its own unique aspects and challenges. This book covers most medical and hospital areas of specialty, and also includes chapters on dentistry, chiropractic care, nursing homes, medications and home care. It also covers forensic issues in medical records, including examination of records and medical records obtained as part of forensic examination or autopsies. Recent changes in legislation and technology have also changed the medical records process. The authors have designed this work to give extensive information on the HIPAA policies, standards initiatives, legal use of records, billing and coding, and computerization of records and record keeping systems and how they apply in forensic situations.This book is exceptionally valuable to all those in the legal profession or in law enforcement who deal with medical records on a regular basis.
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Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records: Clinical specialty records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer,Barbara J. Levin

Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781933264806

Category: Law

Page: 650

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Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records, Second Edition is the reference of choice for cases involving medical records and their use. The book has been divided into two volumes for ease of finding the information you need. Both volumes have been updated to give you the latest information, as recent changes in legislation and technology have changed the medical records process. The authors have designed this work to give extensive information on the HIPPA policies, standards initiatives, legal use of records, billing and coding, and computerization of records and record keeping systems and how they apply in forensic situations.Use Volume I to get a comprehensive overview of the medical records process. In any health care situation, records are made, and each situation presents its own unique aspects and challenges. This book explores the many aspects of medical records that apply across all specialties. It is specially designed to complement Volume II.Use Volume II for in-depth information on many clinical specialties. This book informs you of the specific nature of clinical specialty records and hospital areas of specialty are covered, including chapters on dental, chiropractic, nursing home, pediatrics, medication, and home care. It is specially designed to complement Volume I. Used jointly, these two Volumes are a powerful tool for your practice and are exceptionally valuable to all those in the legal profession or in law enforcement who deal with medical records on a regular basis.
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Medico-Legal Aspects Of Patient Care

Author: Rk Sharma

Publisher: Peepee Publishers & Distr

ISBN: 9788184450347

Category:

Page: N.A

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RK Sharma is teaching since last 23 years at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and is presently working as Additional Professor of Forensic Medicine. He completed his MBBS and M.D. degrees from AIIMS and then joined as Faculty member. He has published a large number of scientific papers in various national and international journals. He has supervised many research projects of national importance. He has extensively travelled to USA, Australia, Singapore, SAARC countries to gain vast medico-legal experience. He is a regular examiner at various universities in India. He is office-bearer of many national and international organizations. His main zeal is to educate medical practitioners about legal aspects of patient care so that they can discharge safe medical practice. He is a strong advocate of patient's rights and seeks improvement in patient care in India. He regularly delivers talk about legal aspects of patient care at meetings of Indian Medical Association, Punjab Health System Corporation, Central Health Scheme and various hospitals and nursing homes. He is publisher of international journal Medico-Legal Update . Medico-Legal Aspects of Patient Care is written with the aim of educating medical practitioners and paramedical staff about the patient's rights, current laws relating to medical practice and how to face menace of malpractice suits. The book has several chapters relating to doctor and patient relationship, consent, medical ethics, role of medical council, medical records, and most importantly, medical negligence. The emphasis has been laid on defining medico-legal aspects of injury in general, head injury and regional injuries in particular. The common medico-legal problems/mishaps that occur in major medical practices like anesthesia, gynecology and obstetric practice, surgical practice and practice by physicians have also been dealt with. A chapter on professional indemnity policies offered by the insurance companies is also included. A major emphasis of this book is on how to face common medico-legal problems like refusal of treatment, arrival of dead body and non-payment of fee etc. Guidelines on how to avoid medical malpractice suit/medical negligence are prescribed. The new guidelines prescribed by Medical Council of India and ICMR ethical guidelines have been added. It is hoped that this book will help the persons working in medical field to discharge safe medical practice.
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Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals

Author: Ronald W. Scott

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763730468

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 194

View: 6145

Because communication among healthcare professionals can mean the difference between patient life and death, clear and effective patient care documentation is as important as the delivery of care itself. The rehabilitation professional faces formidable documentation responsibilities. Patient care documentation created by the rehabilitation professional must be accurate, comprehensive, concise, objective, timely, and expeditiously communicated to other professionals on the health care team. Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of legal issues related to everyday patient care clinical documentation. This text presents extensive coverage of the electronic medical record, the HIPAA Privacy Rule and incident reporting, among other focused topics.
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Medical-Legal Aspects of the Spine

Author: Marjorie Eskay-Auerbach

Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

ISBN: 1930056818

Category: Law

Page: 126

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This text provides beginning and intermediate-level medical information about conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine. Physical examination findings and diagnostic studies are discussed in detail. Explanations of common cervical and lumbar spine conditions, such as disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, and sprain/strain injuries are provided, along with treatment options. Non-surgical treatment, injection therapies, and surgical treatment are discussed with attention to both technique and indications. The goal of this text is to provide the reader with a practical reference to terminology frequently found in medical records and deposition testimony. Medical-Legal Aspects of the Spine is a must-have for anyone in the field who needs to know about types of treatment, disorders, and studies that involve the spine in the legal arena, backed by accomplished medical and legal expertise. It is a comprehensive text that provides specific, important information that can alter and enhance your case.
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Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care

Author: Ronald W. Scott

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780834216303

Category: Law

Page: 221

View: 813

This Second Edition Of Our Easy-To-Use Reference Takes A Risk Management Approach To Patient Care Documentation. It Shows Clinicians From A Wide Variety Of Disciplines How To Be Objective, Precise, Unambiguous, And Timely When Documenting Treatment-Related Matters. The Content Is Written In Straightforward Lay Language And Includes Sample Documentation Forms. The New Edition Includes Information On Computerized Documentation; Coverage Of Telehealth Issues; Updates On JCAHO, CARF, And NCQA Accreditation; And Documentation Problems Specific To Non-Hospital And Managed Care Settings.
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Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: George D. Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763739278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 7611

With over 100,000 copies sold, it is clear that instructors turn to George Pozgar time and again to make the legal aspects of health care administration meaningful and memorable to students. the forthcoming 10th edition of this classic text has been further revised and updated with the most current information on law and the health care industry. the 10th edition continues to lay a strong foundation for the reader in both ethical and legal issues critical to improving the quality and safe delivery of health care.
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Medico-Legal Issues in Infectious Diseases

Guide For Physicians

Author: I.W. Fong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441980533

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 1658

The aim of this book is not to encourage defensive medical practice, but to help provide better, optimum care to patients and to be forth right and honest to our dear customers about our inevitable mistakes. This book will focus on clinical issues facing physicians in different settings (which can lead to malpractice), and the best approach to use to avoid litigations, and practice good medicine.
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Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: George D. Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763780499

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 602

View: 3324

The most trusted resource in healthcare law is this classic text from George Pozgar, now completely revised. With new case studies in each chapter, The 11th edition will provide your students with the most up-to-date information on the newest laws affecting the healthcare industry. The 11th edition presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. This is a book they will hold on to throughout their careers. Course instruction is made easy with helpful instructor resources such as PowerPointTM slides, Instructor’s Manual, TestBank, answers to chapter review questions, and more. PRAISE for the 10th Edition "Like the previous editions, this handy, easy-to-read reference is a practical, at-your-fingertips resource that concisely explains key issues and elements of the legal aspects of healthcare administration. The information is reliably accurate and objective. Once again, this edition rightfully deserves a permanent place on the bookshelves of today's healthcare innovators, thinkers, scholars, learners, and leaders." —Doody's Book Review Service, June 2008 Doody's Rating: 5 STARS!
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Legal Medicine

Author: Shafeek S. Sanbar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323037534

Category: Law

Page: 748

View: 574

Regarded as the citable treatise in the field, "Legal Medicine" explores and illustrates the legal implications of medical practice and the special legal issues arising from managed care. This updated edition features comprehensive discussions on a myriad of legal issues that health care professionals face every day. It includes 20 brand-new chapters that address the hottest topics in the field today and also serves as the syllabus for the Board Review Course of the American Board of Legal Medicine (ABLM).
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Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

Author: Dana C. McWay

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827355767

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

View: 9834

Managers of health information have a professional stake in understanding the legal requirements designed to safeguard health care information. This new text provides learners with an understanding of the legal principles that govern patient information. Actual cases related to health care underscore the relationship between the law and health information.This comprehensive text covers all legal aspects of the Health Information Management field. The first chapters introduce the American legal system, legal procedures and principles of liability. Subsequent chapters build on this information by presenting information on patient record requirements, access to health information, confidentiality, computerized records, and other areas.(HIM, legal)
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Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284127176

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 628

View: 8965

This authoritative guide presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. With new case studies and news clippings in each chapter, the 13th edition continues to serve as an ideal introduction to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace.
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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management

Author: Dana McWay

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435483308

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 5623

Understanding the legal and ethical principles governing health information management today has become more important than ever before. To help successfully navigate these critical legal and ethical requirements, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management has been revised, updated, and expanded with new and more in-depth content. The book is solidly organized into four main areas: a study of the legal system and legal procedures, a study of ethics, a study of issues related to the control and use of patient-specific health information, and specialty concerns in health information management, such as healthcare fraud and abuse. This third edition features updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) content, new content concerning the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and a deeper examination of the impact electronic health records have on the HIM field. Authored by a lawyer who is also a health information management professional, it provides the perfect combination of relevant, need-to-know information and a straightforward approach that makes the material accessible to those without legal training. With such strong features and detailed content, this will prove to be beneficial for anyone seeking a thorough overview of the legal and ethical requirements that safeguard health care information today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Physician as Manager

Author: John J. Aluise

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461246466

Category: Medical

Page: 505

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medical-legal affairs, automated systems, and THE PHYSICIAN AS MANAGER OFFERS public relations. PHYSICIANS AND OTHER HEALTH PRO In the past, physicians relied on their clini FESSIONALS A PRACTICAL GUIDE cal competence and professional reputation to BOOK TO UNDERSTAND THE ECO NOMIC AND MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS build and maintain their practices. Although RELEV ANT TO MEDICAL PRACTICE. these attributes are still necessary, other issues such as accessibility, quality assurance, cost The changing patterns of medical practice have containment, and health maintenance are grow brought with them the need for physicians to ing in importance. Although many traditional have a basic understanding of management ists in medicine resist the pressure to become principles and their applications to medical competitive, physicians and other health pro practice and the health care field. As insurance fessionals now have the opportunity to design companies, health maintenance organizations, an innovative health care system. Industry and government agencies, and industry become ma government want to join forces with the medi jor influences on the delivery and financing of cal field to resolve the problem of unprece medical care, the once exclusive doctor-patient dented rising health care costs. If physicians are relationship is being modified by contractual to function at an executive level, they will need agreements with third-party payers. Physicians to expand their professional competency to in are no 10l!ger the sole authority in their field.
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Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Author: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287816

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.
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Legal Aspects of Child Health Care

Author: Judith Hendrick

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780412583209

Category: Law

Page: 266

View: 4381

Considering issues in modern health law, this volume is divided into three parts, the first outlines the legal system and court structure; the second looks at issues of professional practice such as malpractice law, professional accountability, consent and confidentiality; the third focuses on specialist areas, including liability for pre-birth events, assisted reproduction, mental health, treatment of the dying child, research and child protection.
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