Expert legal comments on 20 dilemmas in Hospital home health
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Published by Hospital Home Health in Atlanta, GA (67 Peachtree Park Dr., NE, Atlanta 30309) .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Home care services -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Miscellanea.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Other titlesHospital home health., Expert legal comments on twenty dilemmas in Hospital home health.
LC ClassificationsKF3826.H64 E97 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2586432M
LC Control Number85136297

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Home Health Legal Issues. The Home Health business exists in an industry that is characterized by complex and ever changing regulatory requirements. At the same time, many providers of home health and related services are small businesses with individual or small groups of owners. the hospital. This led to the creation of an entire postacute care industry involv-ing skilled nursing facilities, acute reha-bilitation units, and home health care agencies, whose primary function was to finish the job that hospitals no longer would and negated much, if . Healthcare providers need to deal with ethical dilemmas that make it a difficult industry to work in. Some examples are the placebo effect, defensive medicine and physician-assisted death. 8 ethical dilemmas that healthcare professionals face.   Linzer () examined the ethical dilemmas home health care aides experience while serving elderly populations. Elderly patients often refuse home .

Hospital at home programs, which enable patients to receive acute care at home, have proven effective in reducing complications while cutting the cost of care by 30 percent or more, leading to entrepreneurial efforts to promote their use. But widespread adoption of the model in the U.S. has been hampered by physicians' concerns about patient safety, as well as legal risk, and by the reluctance. James Hill, MD, MPH is director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program and an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Dr. Hill is a graduate of the NIH-sponsored Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP). His research and clinical work focus on the intersection of work and health, including work. Case #4: Issues of Self-Interest Your CEO has handpicked board members who support her beliefs and provide services to her (e.g. construction, banking, investment, legal) personally at low or no cost. In addition, she takes her family on board retreats under the hospital’s auspices and utilizes her executive. For more than 40 years, Hospital Law Manual has been known throughout the health care industry as the definitive guide to the legal responsibilities and liabilities of health care providers and institutions. Why? Because this comprehensive reference explains federal and state laws with clarity and insight, giving you the information you need to assess your risk, explore your options, and avoid.