Analyze the transition of health care from the 18th Century leading up to the 21st Century. Evaluate the degree and quality of care established within 18th Century U.S. hospitals, as compared to the level of care seen in today’s hospitals. Examine the primary roles of progressive health care law in shaping the current modern environments.
Analyze the development of tort law from the concept and degree of negligence to the application of the law to strict / product liability. Evaluate the success of tort law in providing solutions to 21st Century health care disputes. Rationalize your answer by using any applicable legal precedents.
Analyze the general transition of U.S. health laws based on criminal misconduct in health care to the creation of contract laws, as predicated within the Sherman Antitrust Act. Evaluate the efficacy of the measures that the new contracts in question afford, and rationalize whether or not these improvements have provided optimal solutions to today’s complex concerns of integrity in health care performance.
Analyze the major professional roles played by physicians and nurses as they apply to physicians’ conduct in the medical arena and to nurses in the role of adjuncts to physicians. Evaluate the degree and quality of care that physicians, nurses, and medical technologists provide in their primary roles, including, but not limited to, patient safety and satisfaction as required in 21st Century U.S. hospitals.
Analyze the different problems with allied professional responsibilities and overlapping general roles as they apply to a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Ascertain the principal ways in which the allied professional responsibilities in question synchronize with the management of patient information within 21st Century U.S. hospitals.
Analyze the major professional roles that physicians and nurses play, as they apply to following the requirement for obtaining patient consent. Examine the process whereby health care professionals can legitimately challenge patients’ rights to refuse treatment, based on the condition of verbal, written, or implied consent.