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» Texas Titles
Road to resolution : A physician's step-by-step guide through the Texas Medical Board Disciplinary Process
By Texas Medical Association. Texas Medical Association. 2010.
This publication from the Texas Medical Board was written to help physicians understand its purpose and provide guidance through the disciplinary process. Specific chapters cover the entire disciplinary process starting with the complaint through the review, preliminary and formal investigations, the informal show compliance hearing, and administrative hearings. Additional chapter cover reporting guidelines, the physician health program, and specific case studies.
KFT 2907 T45
Texas hospital law : Administrative and regulatory law \
Latest received:REL. 5 2003. By Griffith, Richard L. Lexis Law Publishing. 3rd ed. 1997.
This two-volume set covers a wide range of hospital law in Texas. The one volume focuses on issues surrounding administrative and regulatory law such as peer review, patient rights, alphabetical alternative delivery systems, emergency services, and long term care. The other volume looks at specific liability and damages issues such as the medical liability and insurance improvement act, product liability, nursing home liability, tort immunity, evidence, causation, and damages.
KFT 3825 G7
Texas medical jurisprudence
Fulbright & Jaworski. 1982-.
KFT 3821 T4
» Federal/General Titles
2010 tax legislation : Patient Protection and Affordable Care ; Health Care Reconciliation ; HIRE and other recent tax acts : law, explanation and analysis
CCH provides an explanation of the tax provisions in the following legislation recently passed by Congress: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act; Temporary Extension Act of 2010 and Legislation to Accelerate the Income Tax Benefits for Charitable Cash Contributions for the Relief of Victims of the Earthquake in Haiti. CCH provides a quick look at the highlights and identifies taxpayers who might be affected. For those looking for more in depth information, the committee reports discussing legislative intent are also provided.
KF 6276.5 P38
Advance health care directives : A handbook for professionals
By Krohm, Carol. American Bar Association, Senior Lawyers Division. c2002.
This title, coauthored by a lawyer and a medical doctor, addresses the difficult and sensitive issues lawyers, doctors, and spiritual advisers face while working with advance health care directives. Coverage includes frequent issues clients may have with directives, the ethics of directives, the perspectives of family and friends, special circumstances, and the future of health care directives. Also available is a CD-ROM which can be requested at the reference desk.
KF 3827 I5 K76
Advance medical directives
Latest received:Supp. 2004 (last update by publisher). By Lieberson, Alan D. Clark Boardman Callaghan. 1992.
Written by Alan Lieberson, a physician and a lawyer, this title provides a comprehensive overview of advance medical directives. Topics covered include problems honoring advance directives, the legal basis for advance directives, Do Not Resuscitate orders, durable power of attorney for health care, the right-to-die, and organ donation.
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Antitrust health care handbook
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law. 4th ed. c2010.
Written for health-care lawyers who may not be familiar with antitrust law, this title covers the basic antitrust principles that are applicable to the health care sector. The handbook also discusses how to avoid and minimize antitrust problems.
KF 3825 Z9 A57
Assisted reproductive technology : A lawyer's guide to emerging law and science
By Kindregan, Charles P. American Bar Association, Section of Family Law. 2nd ed. c2011.
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is still considered to be a somewhat unsettled are of law. This volume combines ART legislation, model legislation, and relevant case law into one useful, easy to reference volume. Chapters cover intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, surrogacy, ART regulations, posthumous reproduction, reproductive cloning, standards of care, ART contracts and documents, and ABA’s Model Act Governing ART.
KF 3830 K56
Clinical anatomy for lawyers
By Hodge, Samuel D. American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. c2012.
The ABA Medical-Legal Guide provides an introduction to anatomy to assist lawyers working with personal injury clients. The introductory chapter provides an overview of the study of anatomy and is followed by a chapter that explains the various diagnostic tests that are available to study the body and provides a basic understanding of how to read the scans and images. A chapter is devoted to each of the major systems of the body, multisystem disorders, and pain. Each chapter includes section of “Research Tools.” This “Research Tools” section includes references to legal research texts such as American Jurisprudence, American Law Reports, and Causes of Action, relevant key numbers, and law review articles. Numerous illustrations assist the text.
KF 3821 H63
Complementary and alternative medicine and the law
By Jesson, Lucinda E. Carolina Academic Press. c2010.
This text provides an introduction the laws governing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). First, CAM is defined and the tensions between CAM and conventional medicine are discussed. Then licensure and how it relates to CAM both in terms of licensed and unlicensed provided is covered. Finally authors cover traditional health law basics: scope of practice, malpractice, informed consent, FDA regulation of dietary supplements, and antitrust as it relates to CAM. The final chapter discusses innovations in CAM regulations such as the medical freedom acts.
KF 3821 J47
Consent to treatment : A practical guide
Latest received: UPDATE 2016. By Rozovsky, F. A. Aspen Publishers. 5th ed. c2015-.
This book contains an analysis of case law, legislation and regulatory law as it relates to consent to treatment. It includes chapters on the rules for consent, exceptions to the rules, reproductive matters, the right to refuse treatment, documentation of consent, and information for special populations such as prisoners, minors, and the elderly.
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Durable powers of attorney and health care directives
Latest received: UPDATE 2016. By Jordan, Michael L. M. Thomson West]. 4th ed. c2004-.
This two-volume set is designed to help practitioners draft durable powers of attorneys and health care directives. A drafting checklists section assists in the construction of an outline. The form clauses section includes the actual wording for forms. In addition to general information about durable power of attorneys and federal law, a state-by-state review of case law is available.
KF 1347 J73
Health care fraud
By Bucy, Pamela H. Law Journal Seminars-Press. 1996-.
KF 3605 B85
Health care IT : The essential lawyer's guide to health care information technology and the law
ABA, Section of Science & Technology Law. .
This title is intended to provide an introduction to health care technology and the federal regulations surrounding EHR technology. Chapters look at EHR technology, licensing issues, regional extension centers and how small practices are implementing EHR technology, patient portals and personal health records, health information exchange, telemedicine, health care and social media, data encryption, data breach notification law, and more.
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Health care mergers and acquisitions handbook
Section of Antitrust Law, ABA. c2003.
This handbook covers antitrust analysis of mergers and acquisitions for the health care lawyer. Much of the book is devoted to hospital mergers, but HMO and physician practice group mergers are also covered. The antitrust analysis used by enforcement agencies is also covered.
KF 3827 A58 H43
Health care reform special alert
This two volume set provides expert analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act signed by the President in March. Implications of the act for tax-exempt hospitals and employee benefit plans are discussed. Also discussed are tax provisions and fraud and abuse enforcement. The second volume discusses 11 different tiles of the U.S. Code that have been affected by the act.
KF 1183 A32 A2
Health law practice guide
Latest received:REL. 2 JUL 2009. Clark Boardman Callaghan. c1993-.
This reference set provides guidance for both providers and payers on the many legal issues associated with health care. It is organized into five major categories: operational issues for health care facilities, patient care delivery issues, payment issues, transactions, and special legal concerns in the business environment. Features include coverage of legislative changes affecting key areas such as professional rights and responsibilities, employment policies, and enforcement policies. Also available is a CD-ROM which can be requested at the reference desk.
KF 3821 H4
Hospital law manual
Latest received:SUPP. 211 MAR 2012. Health Law Center, Aspen Publishers. -.
This five-volume set provides authoritative coverage of the legal responsibilities and liabilities of hospitals and health care providers. The first four volumes present thorough analysis of all major health law issues from accreditation of health care organizations to taxation. These sections provide state-by-state analysis of key legal issues, case law, forms, practical advice and checklists. Volume V contains up-to-date rules, regulations, and laws on different health law topics including abortion, AIDS, fraud and abuse, health care coverage, medical records, unions, and medical records. Also available is a CD-ROM which can be requested at the reference desk.
KF 3825 A6 A85
Hospital liability law
By Jasper, Margaret C. Oceana. 2nd ed. c2008.
Hospital Liability Law "explores the area of law known generally as 'hospital liability,'-- the duties and responsibilities a hospital owes to its patients, and the theories under which a hospital may be held liable, including negligence; lack of informed consent and/or informed refusal; unauthorized treatment which may lead to a cause of action for battery; breach of privacy for the unauthorized release of a patient's medical record; and breach of contract. The almanac also discusses the responsibility of the hospital for the actions of its employees." - from the publisher
KF 3825.3 Z9 J37
A lawyer's guide to understanding psychiatry
By Carbone, John S. American Bar Association, General practice, Solo & Small Firm Division. c2012.
This title was written by John Carbone, MD, the Chief of Psychiatry and Mental Health Services for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. It is intended to provide attorneys with a basic knowledge of psychiatry to assist in working with offenders with mental illness. It is divided into seven sections which focus on mental illness classification, how individuals are diagnosed, disorders such as depression and anxiety, personality disorders, psychotropic medications, fabrication of symptoms, and risk assessments of future dangerousness for legal purposes.
KF 8965 C37
Legal considerations for fire and emergency services
By Varone, J. Curtis. Thomson Delmar Learning. 1st ed. c2007.
With years of experience as both a firefighter and a lawyer, Curtis Varone brings a unique perspective to the legal issues facing emergency sevice workers in "Legal considerations for fire and emergency services." In addition to issues specific to emergency services, Varone also examines common legal topics such as employment law, employee rights, and sexual harassment with particular focus on cases involving firefighters and other emergency personnel. Each chapter is concluded with a set of review and discussion questions.
KF 3826 E5 V37
Legal guide for the seriously ill : Seven key steps to get your affairs in order
American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging. 2009.
This project by the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging was commissioned by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to inform seriously ill individuals the necessary tools to put their affairs in order. Specific topics covered include paying for health care, managing health and personal decision, care of dependents, patient rights, employee rights, and managing assets.
KF 3825.5 L44
Mosby/Elsevier. 7th ed. c2007.
This text "explores and illustrates the legal implications of medical practice and the special legal issues arising from managed care. Edited by the American College of Legal Medicine Textbook Committee, it features comprehensive discussions on a myriad of legal issues that health care professionals face every day." - from the publisher. Topics include medical licensure, business aspects, medicolegal and ethical concerns, medical liability, care of special patients, forensic science, public health, and international issues.
KF 3821 L44
Litigating the nursing home case
By O'Reilly, James T. American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Second edition. 2014.
This text provides a lengthy overview of the liability issues that may arise in the nursing home environment. It covers the roles of the various employees, both professional and administrative. Some of the liability issues discussed include facility safety, infections, falls, wandering, escapes, restraints, abuse, and drug use. It walks the attorney through drafting the complaint and evaluating plaintiffs and witnesses. Information is also provided on causes of action, trial procedures, verdicts, and settlements. It also includes a table of cases.
KF 3826 N8 O74
Long-term care : How to plan and pay for it
Latest received: 7th edition, 2008. By Matthews, J. L. Nolo. 2006-.
This book covers the basics of arranging long-term care for seniors, covering options for home care, assisted living, and nursing homes as well as information on Medicare, Medicaid and veterans' programs.
Note: A newer edition of this title is available electronically.
KF 3826 L66
Medical plans : COBRA, HIPAA, HRAs, HSAs and disability
Latest received 2015 update. By Cowart, Greta E. Tax Management Inc. c2010-.
"This Portfolio analyzes the requirements of the sections of the tax Code and Title 1 of ERISA that govern health and welfare plans and health funding arrangements." - from the publisher
KF 6289 A1 T35
Messenger model handbook
ABA Section of Antitrust Law. c2008.
This handbook, written for both medical professionals and health-care lawyers, clearly explains the issues surrounding the messenger models. Topics covered include an overview of methods of providers contracting, messenger models in courts, information on managing the antitrust risks of the messenger model, and the creation on messenger models.
KF 3827 A58 M47
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 : Text of P.L. 111-148, as signed by the President on March 23, 2010; text of P.L. 111-152, as signed by the President on March 30, 2010 : JCT technical explanation of P.L. 111-148 and P.L. 111-152
This title reproduces the entire text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 110-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-152). Also included is the full text of the Joint Committee on Taxation's explanation of the revenue provisions of these Acts (JCX-18-10).
KF 6276.5 P28
Patient safety handbook
Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2nd ed. c2013.
The second edition of this title examines the past decade of improvements to patient safety. With more than 40 chapters, each written by different authors, this title provides in-depth coverage on reduction of risk and patient safety. Some of the topics covered include the patient safety movement’s recent progress, the role of senior hospital leaders and boards of directors in improving patient safety, investigating clinical incidents, “creating a just culture,” and reducing medical errors.
KF 3825 P38
A practitioner's guide to hospital liability
By O'Reilly, James T. Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association. c2011.
This book studies hospital liability for injuries sustained by patients and visitors. It is structured to help the attorney who is unfamiliar with hospital tort actions. It starts with an explanation of how hospitals are organized, how a duty of care is established and causes of action. It then moves on to intentional acts, negligent acts and accidents. And finally, it discusses shared supervision and shared responsibility, how government oversight influences hospital liability. Includes a table of cases.
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