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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management, 4th Edition

  • Dana C. McWay
  • ISBN-10: 1285867386
  • ISBN-13: 9781285867380
  • 512 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2003, 1996
  • COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. A MindTap is available to give you unprecedented online course management.

Features

  • Valuable Ethics: Extensive coverage weaves ethics into discussions throughout the chapters and includes material on ethical standards, ethical decisions and challenges, and law and ethics in the workplace.

  • Interactive Learning: Robust online MindTap software challenges learners to test their comprehension of critical chapter concepts.

  • Unrivaled Expertise: Author Dana McWay is an attorney and certified Health Information Management professional with experience on the AHIMA's ethics committee and more than three decades in health care and law.

  • HIM Focus: A sharp focus on the particular legal and ethical issues that impact HIM professionals every day makes LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition a must-have resource for health care workers in any setting.

  • Feature boxes highlight key information about Ethics, the Electronic Health Record, HIPAA, ARRA, and GINA.

  • Instructor Resources: The full instructor package takes the busy work out of your course with a complete test bank powered by Cognero, PowerPoint┬« slides that coordinate with chapters, and a robust Instructor's Manual.

Reviews

"[This] is the most student-friendly, easy-to-read, legal text that I have reviewed."
— Beverly M. Wallace, MA, RHIA, Southern University, Shreveport, LA

About the Author

Dana C. McWay

Dana C. McWay, JD, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a lawyer and veteran health information management professional. A past member of the American Health Information Management Association board of directors, she served on several AHIMA committees, most recently the Professional Ethics and the Triumph Awards Committees. She was also a member of the Missouri Health Information Management Association's Legislative Committee and currently serves as a voting member of the Institutional Review Board at Washington University Medical School. Previously a director of medical records for a large teaching hospital and for-profit substance abuse facility, McWay led the charge to convert an outmoded, paper-based record management system to a modern electronic system. In addition to writing LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, for which she received a Triumph Award from AHIMA, she has led several audio conferences and served as co-editor of online continuing education offerings. Licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri, McWay is currently the Clerk of Court for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and is one of three recipients of the Director's Award for Outstanding Leadership within the Federal Judiciary and the Director's Award for Excellence in Court Operations -- Mission Requirements.

Table of Contents

Part I: STUDY OF THE LAW IN GENERAL.
1. Workings of the American Legal System.
2. Court Systems and Legal Procedures.
3. Judicial Process of Health Information.
4. Principles of Liability.
Part II: AN OVERVIEW OF ETHICS.
5. Ethical Standards.
6. Ethical Decisions and Challenges.
7. Bioethical Issues.
Part III: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES CENTRAL TO HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
8. Patient Record Requirements.
9. Confidentiality and Informed Consent.
10. Access to Health Information.
11. Specialized Patient Records.
Part IV: SPECIALIZED AREAS OF CONCERN IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
12. Risk Management, Quality Management, and Utilization Management.
13. Information Systems.
14. Health-Care Fraud and Abuse.
15. Law and Ethics in the Workplace.
Appendix A: Table of Cases.
Appendix B: List of Common Acronyms.
Appendix C: Sample HIPAA Privacy Notices.
Appendix D: Patient Care Partnership.
Appendix E: Sample Forms- Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Health Care Directive, and Accompanying HIPAA Form.
Appendix F: Selected Laws Affecting HIM.

New to this edition

  • New materials covering the role of social media in health care, health information management, and employment; use of text messaging; types of search warrants; and expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, and breaches of confidentiality.
  • Up-to-date with the latest health care legislation, including the HITECH-HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, and guidance from the US Department of Health & Human Services on proper communications between healthcare providers and family members, appropriate sharing of information related to mental health, and proper record disposal.
  • CAHIIM Standards: Revised chapter content and objectives meet CAHIIM curriculum standards and competencies for accreditation of associate and baccalaureate programs.
  • Case Studies, Review questions, and Enrichment Activities provide an opportunity to think and apply concepts.
  • Brand-new MindTap interactive software offered for this edition, containing ebook chapters, case studies, quizzing, flash card study aids, and more.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

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Student Supplements

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