Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284127176

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 628

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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.

Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations

Author: Peter J. Fos,David J. Fine,Miguel A. Zúniga

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119398819

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

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A new edition of the comprehensive and practical introduction to managerial epidemiology and population health Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations has introduced the science of epidemiology and population health to students and practitioners in health management and health services for over sixteen years. The book covers epidemiology basics, introducing principles and traditional uses, and then expertly showing its contemporary uses in planning, evaluating, and managing health care for populations and the practical application in health care management. The book’s practical and applied approach, with real-world examples sprinkled throughout, has made it the go-to book for managerial epidemiology and population health courses. Since the second edition was published in 2005, the health care landscape has undergone significant changes. Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the incorporation of ICD-10 have impacted the entire health care system. This newly updated third edition will address these two significant changes, as well as several others that have taken place. It also features new chapters on reimbursement approaches and managing infection outbreaks, as well as updates to the four case study chapters that anchor the book. Witness how epidemiological principles are applied to the delivery of health care services and the management of health care organizations Examine the major changes brought on by the passage of health care reform and incorporation of ICD-10 Discover the core epidemiology principles and see how they are applied in planning, evaluating, and managing health care for populations If you’re a student or professional in any area of health services, including health administration, nursing, and allied health, then Managerial Epidemiology for Health Care Organizations is the perfect book for you. It successfully demonstrates how health care executives can incorporate the practice of epidemiology into their various management functions and is rich with current examples, concepts, and case studies that reinforce the essential theories, methods, and applications of managerial epidemiology.

Health Care Regulation in America

Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Author: Robert I. Field

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195159683

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Regulation shapes all aspects of America's fragmented health care industry, from the flow of dollars to the communication between physicians and patients. It is the engine that translates public policy into action. While the health and lives of patients, as well as almost one-sixth of the national economy depend on its effectiveness, health care regulation in America is bewilderingly complex. Government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels direct portions of the industry, but hundreds of private organizations do so as well. Some of these overseers compete with one another, some conflict, and others collaborate. Their interaction is as important to the provision of health care as are the laws and rules they implement. Health Care Regulation in America is a guide to this regulatory maze. It succinctly recaps the past and present conflicts that have guided the oversight of each industry segment over the past hundred years and explains the structure of regulation today. To make the system comprehensible, this book also presents the sweep of regulatory policy in the context of the interests, values, goals, and issues that guide it. Chapters cover the process of regulation and each key area of regulatory focus - professionals, institutions, financing arrangements, drugs and devices, public health, business relationships, and research. In a uniquely American way, the system thrives on confrontation between competing interests but survives by engendering compromise. Robert Field shows that health care regulation is an inexorable force that nurtures as well as restricts the enterprise of American health care. For the student, practitioner, executive, policy analyst, or concerned citizen, this book is an invaluable guide to the policy, politics, and practice of an industry that directly touches us all.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

Author: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470300175

Category: Medical

Page: 642

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This comprehensive textbook provides a complete introduction to risk management in health care. Risk Management Handbook, Student Edition, covers general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. The Student Edition is applicable to all health care settings including acute care hospital to hospice, and long term care. Written for students and those new to the topic, each chapter highlights key points and learning objectives, lists key terms, and offers questions for discussion. An instructor's supplement with cases and other material is also available.

Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826128546

Category: Medical

Page: 712

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Sixth Edition Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! A detailed road map of essential knowledge for obtaining licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator, the Seventh Edition of this classic text is updated to reflect the 2014 National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (NAB) Domains of Practice. With more than 50 new topics, it comprehensively addresses all new regulations for managing a nursing facility along with a detailed overview of the skills and knowledge required to be a successful administrator. The Seventh Edition responds to the many changes that have recently occurred in the long-term care field. It provides a completely new Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS), 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Records, the new International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), new Quality Measures, updated Instructions for Making Data as per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and several new federal regulations. The Seventh Edition clearly describes what nursing home managers do, how they think, and how they lead. It breaks down the art of management into its basic tasksóforecasting, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling quality, innovating, and marketingóand examines them in depth. The text pinpoints all of the separate components of nursing home administrationómanagement, human resources, team dynamics, conflict resolution, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient careóand describes how they fit together to form the coordinated activity set required of a successful nursing home administrator. Abundant real-life case studies, chapter objectives, and critical thinking questions greatly enhance learning. Mastering this text will prepare students to takeóand pass with a depth of understandingóthe nationally required NAB examination. New to the Seventh Edition: 2014 updated NAB Domains of Practice: Management, Human Resources, Finance, Environment, and Resident Care Introduces over 50 new topics including team dynamics, conflict resolution, and basic principles of nursing and social work Vast changes wrought by new technology and patient data New information on safety and disaster preparedness Updates signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation Provides new technology vocabulary Reorganized for quick access to information A completely new Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS) 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Records International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) New quality measures Impacts of the ACA on long-term care Updated tables and figures New federal regulations for quality of care approaches for residents with dementia; additional medication issues; infection control; residents' rights to establish advance directives; and defining unnecessary drugs Key Features: Provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of nursing home administration Includes current data on the field of long-term care Replete with real-life case studies, learning objectives, and critical thinking questions Formatted according to licensing examination and guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators Prepares students for the nationally required NAB exam Accompanying Instructor's Manual

Handbook of Home Health Care Administration

Author: Marilyn D. Harris

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284068021

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

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Handbook of Home Health Care Administration, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive text that reflects the current state of home health care administration. With contributions from leading experts in the field, it addresses key aspects of home health care, including finance, human resource development, legal and ethical issues, management information systems, marketing, quality management, research, and current technology for patient care.

Understanding Administrative Law

Author: William F. Fox

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1422498654

Category: Administrative law

Page: 522

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External controls on administrative agencies : the legislative branch -- External controls on administrative agencies : the executive branch -- The exercise of agency power -- Agency decision-making : the constitutional limitations -- Agency decision-making : choosing rule or order -- Rulemaking.

Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law

Copyright, Patent, Trademark

Author: Sheldon W. Halpern,Sean B. Seymore,Kenneth L. Port

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789041145673

Category: Law

Page: 351

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This completely revised and up to date Fourth Edition of this well received work offers in one volume a comprehensive review of United States copyright, patent, and trademark laws. The material has been completely updated and includes detailed discussion of the 2011 America Invents Act, as well as other pertinent developments in U.S. law It provides thorough and sophisticated treatment of this complex material in a form both less cumbersome than a treatise and considerably deeper and more sophisticated than a study outline or nutshell. With its detailed citations, and readily accessible and complete subject coverage, this book will be a useful quick reference or deskbook for intellectual property practitioners, students, law professors, and librarians, as well as for anyone interested in understanding American intellectual property law.

Essentials of Managed Health Care

Author: Peter R. Kongstvedt

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449604641

Category: Medical

Page: 694

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Rev. ed. of: Essentials of managed health care / edited by Peter R. Kongstvedt. 5th ed. c2007.

Management Principles for Health Professionals

Author: Joan Gratto Liebler,Charles R. McConnell

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284116816

Category: Law

Page: 506

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This practical guide for new or future practicing healthcare managers explores the customary activities of the manager—planning, organizing, decision making, staffing, motivating, and budgeting—within a variety of health care settings. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease.

Hospital and Healthcare Security

Author: Russell Colling,Tony W York

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780080886022

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Hospital and Healthcare Security, Fifth Edition, examines the issues inherent to healthcare and hospital security, including licensing, regulatory requirements, litigation, and accreditation standards. Building on the solid foundation laid down in the first four editions, the book looks at the changes that have occurred in healthcare security since the last edition was published in 2001. It consists of 25 chapters and presents examples from Canada, the UK, and the United States. It first provides an overview of the healthcare environment, including categories of healthcare, types of hospitals, the nonhospital side of healthcare, and the different stakeholders. It then describes basic healthcare security risks/vulnerabilities and offers tips on security management planning. The book also discusses security department organization and staffing, management and supervision of the security force, training of security personnel, security force deployment and patrol activities, employee involvement and awareness of security issues, implementation of physical security safeguards, parking control and security, and emergency preparedness. Healthcare security practitioners and hospital administrators will find this book invaluable. FEATURES AND BENEFITS: * Practical support for healthcare security professionals, including operationally proven policies, and procedures * Specific assistance in preparing plans and materials tailored to healthcare security programs * Summary tables and sample forms bring together key data, facilitating ROI discussions with administrators and other departments * General principles clearly laid out so readers can apply the industry standards most appropriate to their own environment NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Quick-start section for hospital administrators who need an overview of security issues and best practices

Understanding Health Policy

Author: Thomas Bodenheimer,Kevin Grumbach

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071815066

Category: Medical

Page: 388

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"This highly readable text gives a broad but detailed picture of how health care is organized and dispensed in the United States." -Annals of Internal Medicine, on the First Edition The #1 text on health policy, this well-known book provides a short introduction to U.S. health care policy by two leading experts who are themselves practicing physicians. The Fourth Edition features the latest information on cost containment, health insurance, managed care, hospital payment, and the new two-tier model of physician reimbursement.

Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual

Author: Howard I. Hatoff,Robert C. Wert

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590317693

Category: Law

Page: 376

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This manual helps medium and large law firms increase productivity by providing a model manual for law office policies and procedures. The book, an updated and expanded version of the previous (fourth) edition, is divided into seventeen sections, covering such topics as law office organization, management, and administration, support personnel, office polices, personnel policies and benefits, office security and emergency procedures, financial management, file systems, technology, and communications systems. The book contains numerous sample forms and documents, as well as extensive bibliographies. A CD containing the entire text of the manual is included, allowing customization of the manual for particular user needs.

The Attorney-client Privilege and the Work-product Doctrine

Author: Edna Selan Epstein

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590318041

Category: Attorney and client

Page: 1474

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The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine has helped thousands of lawyers through this increasingly complex area. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the current law of the attorney-client and work-product immunities, the new edition includes many more case illustrations and contextual examples, as well as numerous practical tips and guidance. Practical, accurate, reliable and clear, this book is the ideal guide for a practicing litigator: intellectually rigorous, but without the theoretical and academic baggage that can make writing on this subject cumbersome and leaden.