Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration (Paperback)
One of the most trusted resources on health care law, Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration is now available in a new Fourteenth Edition.. An ideal introduction to to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace, this authoritative guide explores a wide range of health care topics -- from tort reform and healthcare ethics to patient rights and managed care. Written in a comprehensible and engaging manner, this indispensable text will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system and will serve them throughout their professional lives. With over 40 years of experience as an administrator, consultant, and surveyor across 650 hospitals, author George D. Pozgar provides a uniquely accessible tool for grasping the legal complexities of health care through an array or real-life case studies, precedent-making court cases, and key statistical data. The Fourteenth Edition features: - Case studies detailing real world legal issues in healthcare settings prepare students for the realities of healthcare administration. - Court cases help illustrate and explain both the origin of laws and policies, as well as their current day applications in the healthcare field. - Discussion of past and current healthcare reform and policy changes provide context for the current legal issues in healthcare. - New coverage of COVID-19, including examples of COVID-19 related lawsuits - Expanded coverage of Patient Consent, Rights, and Responsibilities (now covered in two separate chapters) - Integrated and comprehensive coverage of current Human Resources topics in a single chapter that examines labor relations, employment rights and responsibilities, and more.. - Navigate eBook access (included with the printed text) provides online or offline access to the digital text from a computer, laptop, or mobile device.