Author: Pozgar, George D.
Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Package Dimensions: 39x283x1708
Number Of Pages: 628
Release Date: 20-03-2018
Details: Product Description
The most trusted resource in healthcare law is this classic text from George Pozgar, now completely revised. With new case studies and news clippings in each chapter, the 13th edition continues to serve as an ideal introduction to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace. This authoritative guide presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. This is a book they will hold on to throughout their careers.
Healthcare administrators face an increasingly complex maze of legal issues as government regulation and health care reform evolves and corporate structures adapt to meet the changing demands of their constituencies. With a continued emphasis on the ethical challenges of providing quality care amidst these powerful and often chaotic industry forces, the 13th Edition helps future administrators navigate the core industry issues of patient centered care, the future workforce and the culture of compassion.
With over 40 years of experience as an administrator, consultant, and surveyor across 650 hospitals, author George D. Pozgar provides a uniquely accessible tool for grasping the legal complexities of health care through an array or real life case studies, precedent making court cases, and key statistical data. In the 13th Edition, Mr. Pozgar once again invites the reader to explore the comprehensive range of legal issuesâ€”from tort reform and healthcare fraud to reporting requirements and patient rights.
Legal Aspects of health Care Administration, 13th Edition is an indispensable text for future healthcare administrators and one that will serve them throughout their professional lives.
The 13th edition presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. This is a book they will hold on to throughout their careers.
About the Author
George D. Pozgar, MBA, CHE George Pozgar received his BA from Barrington College, now the United College of Gordon and Barrington, Wenham, MA, and his MBA in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Mr. Pozgar is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, and the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Pozgar is presently an author, speaker, and consultant. He was certified as a surveyor for the Joint Commission and has surveyed and consulted at more than 1,000 hospitals and ambulatory sites throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He was a corporate consultant for the St. Barnabas Health Care System in New Jersey; Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Episcopal Health Services in Hempstead, New York; Administrator at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Smithtown, New York; Assistant Administrator at Huntington Hospital, Huntington, New York; Administrative Resident, Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida; Administrative Clerk at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C.; and Research Assistant/Summer Intern for Booz, Allen and Hamilton Management Consultants, Washington, D.C. In addition, Mr. Pozgar was previously an instructor at the New School for Social Research, St. Joseph’s College, St. Francis College, and Molloy College in NY; on-site Faculty Member/Residency Preceptor for the George Washington University and Preceptor for a Brown University summer internship program; and, Seminar Instructor for C.W. Post College/Long Island University and the National Association of Medical Staff. Mr. Pozgar was also a consultant on a series of innovative experiential health law learning videos called Learnscapes in partnership with Jones & Bartlett Learning and Toolwire.