Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications

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Cengage Learning, Mar 19, 2010 - Medical - 576 pages
Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications engages students who will be leading and shaping twenty-first century health care organizations. It raises questions about health law issues such as emergence of the U.S. as a player in the global health care industry, innovative new approaches to the payer/provider model, and the future of tailored therapeutics. The text provides a comprehensive overview of health law, which is relevant to both undergraduate students seeking the basic management skills required to work in health care organizations, and graduate students currently working in health care organizations. The text is divided into thirteen broad parts ranging from an overview of specific health laws and affordable health care to producers of medical products and the future of health care in the U.S. Health Care Management and the Law concludes with a summary of improved medical technologies and the future of personalized health care. The technology-enhanced learning tools that accompany the text are available in multiple formats to fit individual readers’ learning preferences, including an online learning management system with a test generator, study notes, Web links, threaded discussion forums, and additional assignments; an instructor’s resource CD with PowerPoint presentations, Exam View test bank, instructor’s manual, and syllabus templates; and a student study guide. An online companion to this text offers additional student and instructor resources including summaries of specific court decisions recently decided, as well as the full decisions, and additional data-driven facts from the text. The range of instructional tools will meet virtually every instructors’ needs.
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About the author (2010)

Donna Hammaker, a health law attorney and founding director of NIH-CML, holds a faculty appointment at Immaculata University where she teaches graduate health care ethics and health law. She earned graduate degrees from Temple University School of Law and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed graduate studies at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law and the London School of Economics. Before entering academia full-time, Hammaker was a member of the Pennsylvania Bar, admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Hammaker was also president and chief executive officer of Collegiate Health Care Corp., the nation's first inter-university managed care organization. She has served on the adjunct faculty and taught graduate health care ethics and health law at Alvernia College, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, Saint Joseph University, and Widener University.

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