legal aspects of health admin

legal aspects of health admin

TOPIC 1
Health-Care Law, Risk Management, and Liability

Part I: Healthcare Law

1.    Identify and discuss (in about 100 words) one rule, law, or policy that you believe might improve healthcare more than any other.

Part II: Risk Management and Liability
1.    Discuss (in about 150 words) a risk management effort that you know about from your  work.
2.    If you do not know of such a program discuss how you might go about establishing such a program in your organization.

TOPIC 2
Legal Incident Reporting Requirements

1.    Explain (in about 200 words) how root cause analysis is related to sentinel events.
2.    Provide an example.

TOPIC 3
Managed Care

1.    Given the ethical issues around managed care, discuss (in about 100 words) whether MCOs are good arrangements for patients?
2.    Provide a concrete example (in about 100 words) for either pro arrangement or against arrangement.
Medical Records, Patient Consent, and Information

TOPIC 4
Research the “The Tuskegee syphilis experiment.”
1.    What have we learnt from this case? (in about 100 words)
2.    How does the “Helsinki Convention” safeguard us from a repetition of the Tuskegee experiment? (in about 100 words)