Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

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Managers of health information have a professional stake in understanding the legal requirements designed to safeguard health care information. This comprehensive book covers all legal aspects of the Health Information Management field including the legal principles that govern patient information. Actual cases related to health care underscore the relationship between the law and health information. 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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 771.1g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations, forms
  • 0766825205
  • 9780766825208

Table of contents

WORKINGS OF AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM. The Workings of the American Legal System. The Court System and Legal Procedures. Principles of Liability. CONTROL AND USE OF PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION. Patient Record Requirements. Access to Health Information. Confidentiality & Release of Information. Liability for Improper Disclosure. Courtroom Disclosure of Health Information. SPECIALIZED AREAS OF HEALTH INFORMATION. Specialized Patient Records. Non-Patient Records. Abuse & Neglect Documentation. AIDS Information. Computerized Patient Records. Legislative Issues. Appendix.show more

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WORKINGS OF AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM. The Workings of the American Legal System. The Court System and Legal Procedures. Principles of Liability. CONTROL AND USE OF PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION. Patient Record Requirements. Access to Health Information. Confidentiality & Release of Information. Liability for Improper Disclosure. Courtroom Disclosure of Health Information. SPECIALIZED AREAS OF HEALTH INFORMATION. Specialized Patient Records. Non-Patient Records. Abuse & Neglect Documentation. AIDS Information. Computerized Patient Records. Legislative Issues. Appendix.show more

About Dana C. McWay

Dana C. McWay, JD, RRA is a lawyer working in court administration with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Previous to this position, Ms. McWay was affiliated with the firm of Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel & Hetlage. She is admitted to practice in both Illinois and Missouri. Her background in Health Information Management stems from a position as both a Director and Assistant Director of Medical Records at a large teaching hospital and a for-profit substance abuse facility. She has served as a member of the Legislative Committee of the Missouri Health Information Management Association.show more

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