The Law of Healthcare Administration

Author: J. Stuart Showalter

Publisher: Foundation of the Amer College

ISBN: 9781567934212

Category: Law

Page: 599

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The Law of Healthcare Administration, Sixth Edition offers a practical examination of healthcare law from the management perspective. It is a thorough treatment of healthcare law in the United States, written in plain language for ease of use. The 2010 Affordable Care Act is given extensive coverage, focusing on the implications for corporate integrity programs, fraud enforcement, patients' access to care, and physician/hospital relations. Objectives, summaries, and discussion questions highlight important points in each chapter. This edition features: Discussions of recent legal developments in high-profile areas, including liability of managed care organizations; challenges to tax-exempt status; and developments related to privacy, especially the HITECH Act and identity theft "red flags" A new chapter that tracks the history of healthcare and the historical foundations of health law Updated references to The Joint Commission standards An expanded glossary with on-the-page definitions A new suggested readings section
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Public Administration, Sixth Edition, A Comparative Perspective.

Author: Ferrel Heady

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420029482

Category: Political Science

Page: 484

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Continuing in the standard of excellence set by previous editions, this sixth edition assesses the bureaucracies and development of governments around the world-providing helpful and revealing analyses of the relationships between bureaucracies and political regimes. With over 1000 literature references, tables, and drawings, the book has been updated to reflect changes in the political systems of the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and the developing world. The editor clearly articulates recent developments in the shifting global political landscape and discusses how conditions in development administration and comparative public policy affect nation-states.
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Nursing Home Administration, Sixth Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826107053

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of information to provide readers with an overview of the entire process of managing a nursing facility. This edition has been updated to reflect the most accurate and up-to-date information to reflect new legislation and regulations passed since previous edition in 2008. This textbook serves as a roadmap for studying and understanding all the various requirements-management, human resources, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient care. It demonstrates how all components fit together to form the coordinated activity set required of a successful nursing home administrator. Key Features: Formatted according to licensing examination and guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators New federal guidelines to surveyors New resident assessment instrument Updated figures and tables New life safety code inspection processes New ICDM-10 (International Classification of Diseases-Modified) Sub-set of federal forms included in appendices Web references to enable the reader to successfully navigate the nursing home administration field
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Medical Law and Ethics

Author: Bonnie F. Fremgen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780135414521

Category:

Page: 400

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For courses in medical law or ethics in programs for nurses, medical assistants, and other allied health care professionals. A plain-language guide to the law and ethics of healthcare Medical Law and Ethics examines the essentials of pertinent laws and the ethical demands of healthcare professions. Clear and readable, the text helps students identify the ethical norms they will adhere to in their chosen field. Real legal cases and stimulating exercises challenge learners to envision their responses to legal and ethical dilemmas in healthcare today. The 6th edition covers issues of increasing concern in hospitals and medical offices, including the opioid crisis in the US, electronic recordkeeping, and the needs of elderly and handicapped populations. New! Also available with MyLab Health Professions By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Developed for allied health students and instructors, MyLab Health Professions supports students' mastery and application of the skills they'll need for a successful career in health care. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Health Professions does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Health Professions, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
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Hayes' Principles and Methods of Toxicology, Sixth Edition

Author: A. Wallace Hayes,Claire L. Kruger

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1842145363

Category: Medical

Page: 2184

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Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology has long been established as a reliable reference to the concepts, methodologies, and assessments integral to toxicology. The new sixth edition has been revised and updated while maintaining the same high standards that have made this volume a benchmark resource in the field. With new authors and new chapters that address the advances and developments since the fifth edition, the book presents everything toxicologists and students need to know to understand hazards and mechanisms of toxicity, enabling them to better assess risk. The book begins with the four basic principles of toxicology—dose matters, people differ, everything transforms, and timing is crucial. The contributors discuss various agents of toxicity, including foodborne, solvents, crop protection chemicals, radiation, and plant and animal toxins. They examine various methods for defining and measuring toxicity in a host of areas, including genetics, carcinogenicity, toxicity in major body systems, and the environment. This new edition contains an expanded glossary reflecting significant changes in the field. New topics in this edition include: The importance of dose–response Systems toxicology Food safety The humane use and care of animals Neurotoxicology The comprehensive coverage and clear writing style make this volume an invaluable text for students and a one-stop reference for professionals.
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Personnel Management in Government

Politics and Process, Sixth Edition

Author: Katherine C. Naff,Norma M. Riccucci

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849385199

Category: Political Science

Page: 600

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Human resources represents one of the largest shares of government budgets at every level. The management of people who carry out the government's work is therefore a critical issue to politicians and government managers and leaders, as well as citizens. Regardless of which administration is in office or which reforms are being touted as necessary, personnel are always at the heart of government and governing. Personnel Management in Government: Politics and Process highlights the rapid developments in public personnel administration and management. As one of the bestselling texts in the field, this sixth edition reflects the major changes that have occurred recently in government personnel administration, including the authorization given to the new Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense to develop their own personnel management systems. Addressing reforms in federal and state governments to illustrate the employment scene in public sector workforces, this book continues to provide updated information on the political, legal, and managerial aspects of public personnel systems and policies. Features Reflects the changing nature of public personnel administration Provides up-to-date knowledge on the political, legal, and managerial aspects of public personnel management Addresses developments in the Department of Homeland Security and in the Department of Defense Presents major reforms in personnel policy and administration across federal, state, and local governments
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Hearing to Examine the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Reinvention Project

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC; June 24, July 23, September 11, 1997

Author: USGPO Staff,United States,United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections,Usgpo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Industrial safety

Page: 561

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Pharmacy Practice and The Law

Author: Richard Abood

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763781290

Category: Law

Page: 458

View: 8453

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The Sixth Edition of this best-selling text includes updates to account for new legal, regulatory and policy developments. Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Sixth Edition provides background, history and discussion of the law so as to enable the student to not only learn the facts, but to help them understand, apply and critically evaluate the information. The issues covered in this text are discussed in non-legal, easy to understand language. Challenging open-ended discussion questions and edited cases are included in every chapter to facilitate discussion and critical thinking. Citations to all laws, court cases, regulations and other documents are provided. An online instructor’s manual is available. Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Sixth Edition, is a useful resource both for teaching the facts of pharmacy law and for stimulating critical thinking issues in pharmacy law.
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Shortell and Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior

Author: Lawton Burns,Elizabeth Bradley,Bryan Weiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133418481

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Completely updated to address the challenges faced by modern health care organizations, the sixth edition of SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR offers a more global perspective on how the United States and other countries address issues of health and health care. Written by internationally recognized and respected experts in the field, the new edition continues to bring a systemic understanding of organizational principles, practices, and insight to the management of health services organizations. Based on state-of-the-art organizational theory and research, the text emphasizes application and challenges you to provide a solution or a philosophical position. Coverage includes topics ranging from pay for performance and information technology to ethics and medical tourism and expands upon a major theme of the fifth edition: health care leaders must effectively design and manage health care organizations while simultaneously influencing and adapting to changes in environmental context. 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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