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Medicare To Provide Preventive Care Services In 2005, Felisha L. Thomas Jan 2005

Medicare To Provide Preventive Care Services In 2005, Felisha L. Thomas

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


New Law Seeks To Treat The Mentally Ill, Reduce Crime, Suzanne Blaz Jan 2005

New Law Seeks To Treat The Mentally Ill, Reduce Crime, Suzanne Blaz

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Obesity Is An Epidemic, But Is It A Disability?, Suzanne Blaz Jan 2005

Obesity Is An Epidemic, But Is It A Disability?, Suzanne Blaz

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


The End Of Azt Patent: A New Beginning Or Too Little Too Late?, Lindsay Frank Jan 2005

The End Of Azt Patent: A New Beginning Or Too Little Too Late?, Lindsay Frank

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, Annals Of Health Law Jan 2005

Table Of Contents, Annals Of Health Law

Annals of Health Law

No abstract provided.


Foreword, Sarah Guyton, John Blum Jan 2005

Foreword, Sarah Guyton, John Blum

Annals of Health Law

No abstract provided.


An Rx For The Modification Of The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, And Modernization Act Of 2003: Toward A Reform With Results, Daniel Katz, Monica Deshpande Jan 2005

An Rx For The Modification Of The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, And Modernization Act Of 2003: Toward A Reform With Results, Daniel Katz, Monica Deshpande

Annals of Health Law

This article provides a thorough analysis of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 and examines its impact on the efficiency of prescription drug coverage. The authors explain the plan slated to take effect in January of 2006, highlight its inefficiencies, and offer their suggestions regarding potential improvements to eliminate problems in advance of the Act's implementation.


Reconsidering The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: Toward State Regionalization In Bioterrorism Response, Matthew E. Brown Jan 2005

Reconsidering The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: Toward State Regionalization In Bioterrorism Response, Matthew E. Brown

Annals of Health Law

This article takes a critical look at the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, legislation developed quickly as part of the country's "War on Terror." The author examines the potential bioterrorist threat, criticizes protocols currently in place under the Act, and offers his suggestions for a more effective, more efficient response to bioterrorism in light of technological advances affecting warfare tactics and pathology.


Apology And Medical Mistake: Opportunity Or Foil?, Lee Taft Jan 2005

Apology And Medical Mistake: Opportunity Or Foil?, Lee Taft

Annals of Health Law

An innovative examination of the true nature of apology and its ameliorative properties, this article discusses the difficult situations arising in the wake of medical error. An interesting blend of psychology, sociology, and jurisprudence, the author responds to one physician's account of his tragic error, and offers evidence suggesting that the incidence of medical malpractice litigation may be diminished by physicians and hospitals taking responsibility and apologizing for their mistakes.


A Primer On The Law And Ethics Of Treatment, Research, And Public Policy In The Context Of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Stacey A. Tovino, William J. Winslade Jan 2005

A Primer On The Law And Ethics Of Treatment, Research, And Public Policy In The Context Of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Stacey A. Tovino, William J. Winslade

Annals of Health Law

This article addresses the legal and ethical implications of treatment, research, and public policy decisions in the context of severe traumatic brain injury. Examining the tragic circumstances of a fifteen year-old boy from Connecticut who remained in a near vegetative state for almost three years, the authors provide a thorough discussion of the diverse legal and ethical issues encountered by those close to traumatic brain injury victims as they consider treatment options, research activities, and public policy decisions.


The Medsouth Joint - (Ad)Venture The Antitrust Implications Of Virtual Health Care Networks, Andrew S. Oldham Jan 2005

The Medsouth Joint - (Ad)Venture The Antitrust Implications Of Virtual Health Care Networks, Andrew S. Oldham

Annals of Health Law

Winner of Epstein Becker & Green's 6th Annual Health Law Writing Competition, this article is a detailed examination of physician joint ventures and their impact on managed care. The author analyzes the Federal Trade Commission's surprising endorsement of a Denver individual practice association, comments on the FTC's apparent lack of consideration of antitrust regulation, and eagerly anticipates the competition inevitably entering the managed care industry as a result.


Table Of Contents, Annals Of Health Law Jan 2005

Table Of Contents, Annals Of Health Law

Annals of Health Law

No abstract provided.


Foreword, Sarah Guyton, John Blum Jan 2005

Foreword, Sarah Guyton, John Blum

Annals of Health Law

No abstract provided.


The Offshoring Of American Medicine: Scope, Economic Issues And Legal Liabilities, Thomas Mclean Jan 2005

The Offshoring Of American Medicine: Scope, Economic Issues And Legal Liabilities, Thomas Mclean

Annals of Health Law

This article addresses the legal, economic, and technological implications of telemedicine and cybersurgery. A thorough discussion of the growing trend of outsourcing American medical procedures to foreign countries, the article provides a unique examination of and commentary on a potentially serious problem that is virtually ignored by the majority of the population.


Looking At Accountability 40 Years After Darling, Nathan Hershey, Christine M. Jarzab Jan 2005

Looking At Accountability 40 Years After Darling, Nathan Hershey, Christine M. Jarzab

Annals of Health Law

An examination of the ramifications of the Darling decision.


The Effect Of Hospital Charges On Outlier Payments Under Medicare's Inpatient Prospective Payment System: Prudent Financial Management Or Illegal Conduct?, R. Brent Rawlings, Hugh E. Aaron Jan 2005

The Effect Of Hospital Charges On Outlier Payments Under Medicare's Inpatient Prospective Payment System: Prudent Financial Management Or Illegal Conduct?, R. Brent Rawlings, Hugh E. Aaron

Annals of Health Law

An innovative examination of Medicare's outlier payment procedures, this article discusses the payment calculation in detail and offers an analysis of the legality of such calculations in the context of the allegations against Tenet Healthcare Corporation. The article examines the circumstances of the allegations and suggests that perhaps fiscal responsibility can be confused with illegal conduct on occasion.


An Appropriate Legislative Response To Cloning For Biomedical Research: The Case Against A Criminal Ban, Adam Gusman Jan 2005

An Appropriate Legislative Response To Cloning For Biomedical Research: The Case Against A Criminal Ban, Adam Gusman

Annals of Health Law

An interesting approach to an oft-discussed bioethical issue, Mr. Gusman's article describes the processes of therapeutic and reproductive cloning, discusses the potential for technological and medical advancement, and suggests that a criminal ban on such scientific research would be less effective and more constitutionally questionable than other alternatives, such as tight legislative regulation or voluntary compliance with aspirational, industry-wide standards.


A New Quality Challenge: Coordinating Credentialing And Corporate Compliance, Mark A. Kadzielski Jan 2005

A New Quality Challenge: Coordinating Credentialing And Corporate Compliance, Mark A. Kadzielski

Annals of Health Law

An examination of the post-Darling process of centralized credentialing.


The Scope Of A Physician's Medical Practice: Is The Public Adequately Protected By State Medical Licensure, Peer Review, And The National Practitioer Data Bank?, William P. Gunnar Jan 2005

The Scope Of A Physician's Medical Practice: Is The Public Adequately Protected By State Medical Licensure, Peer Review, And The National Practitioer Data Bank?, William P. Gunnar

Annals of Health Law

This article takes a critical look at physician credentialing and licensure from the unique legal perspective of a licensed cardiac surgeon. Describing the present system of credentialing in detail and offering strong suggestions to improve it, Dr. Gunnar provides an uncommon examination of the issue of health care quality.


New Governance Norms And Quality Of Care In Nonprofit Hospitals, Thomas L. Greaney Jan 2005

New Governance Norms And Quality Of Care In Nonprofit Hospitals, Thomas L. Greaney

Annals of Health Law

A critical look at the "three-legged stool" of hospital governance and the impact it has upon quality of care.


Darling V. Charleston Community Memorial Hospital And Its Legacy, Mitchell J. Wiet Jan 2005

Darling V. Charleston Community Memorial Hospital And Its Legacy, Mitchell J. Wiet

Annals of Health Law

An in-depth discussion of the historic decision in a landmark case regarding the evolution of hospital liability.


Hiv "Super-Strain" Scare Prompts Discussion Of New Approaches, Zachary Ziliak Jan 2005

Hiv "Super-Strain" Scare Prompts Discussion Of New Approaches, Zachary Ziliak

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Access To Health Care: A Conference Introduction, John Blum Jan 2005

Access To Health Care: A Conference Introduction, John Blum

Loyola Consumer Law Review

No abstract provided.


An Unfulfilled Promise Of The Medicaid Act: Enforcing Medicaid Recipients' Right To Health Care, Frederick H. Cohen Jan 2005

An Unfulfilled Promise Of The Medicaid Act: Enforcing Medicaid Recipients' Right To Health Care, Frederick H. Cohen

Loyola Consumer Law Review

No abstract provided.


Are We Getting Our Money's Worth? - Charity Care, Community Benefits, And Tax Exemption At Nonprofit Hospitals, Jack Hanson Jan 2005

Are We Getting Our Money's Worth? - Charity Care, Community Benefits, And Tax Exemption At Nonprofit Hospitals, Jack Hanson

Loyola Consumer Law Review

No abstract provided.


Health Savings Accounts: Increasing Health Care Access In America?, J. M. Razor Jan 2005

Health Savings Accounts: Increasing Health Care Access In America?, J. M. Razor

Loyola Consumer Law Review

No abstract provided.


Managed Care Liability, Erisa Preemption, And State "Right To Sue" Legislation In Aetna Health, Inc. V. Davila, James W. Kim Jan 2005

Managed Care Liability, Erisa Preemption, And State "Right To Sue" Legislation In Aetna Health, Inc. V. Davila, James W. Kim

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Gloria Jean Ate Catfood Tonight: Justice And The Social Compact For Health Care In America, Lawrence E. Singer Jan 2005

Gloria Jean Ate Catfood Tonight: Justice And The Social Compact For Health Care In America, Lawrence E. Singer

Faculty Publications & Other Works

No abstract provided.


How Necessity May Preclude State Responsibility For Compulsory Licensing Under The Trips Agreement, James T. Gathii Jan 2005

How Necessity May Preclude State Responsibility For Compulsory Licensing Under The Trips Agreement, James T. Gathii

Faculty Publications & Other Works

No abstract provided.


Beyond The Bylaws: Hospital-Physician Relationships, Economics, And Conflicting Agendas, John D. Blum Jan 2005

Beyond The Bylaws: Hospital-Physician Relationships, Economics, And Conflicting Agendas, John D. Blum

Faculty Publications & Other Works

No abstract provided.