Description : Elliott B. Oppenheim practiced family medicine and emergency medicine for nearly eighteen years before attending law school and obtaining a master's degree in health law. He attended Occidental College (BA 1969), The University of California at Irvine (MD 1973), Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University (JD 1995), and Loyola University School of Law, Chicago (LL.M. Health Law 1996). He has written extensively about medical malpractice litigation, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, and spoliation of evidence in medical negligence litigation and continues to write on medical-legal subjects. Dr. Oppenheim has been active in the field of medical negligence litigation for almost twenty-five years. He heads coMEDco, Inc., a national medical-legal consulting firm as President and CEO. Dr. Oppenheim also teaches health law. SUMMARY TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1. Admissibility of Medical Records Chapter 2. The Recording Sequence Chapter 3. Why There Must Be a Record Chapter 4. Spoliation Chapter 5. Confidentiality and Privilege Chapter 6. Discovery and Trial Techniques This book is a pdf made from a high quality scan of the original.
Description : Transcription errors, doctors' misstatements and awkward wording make for some very funny reading in medical charts. This collection of bloopers should produce quite a few good laughs. While some may be understood only by health care professionals, many will tickle the funny bones of the general audience.
Description : An introduction and reference to the basic legal principles of obtaining, reviewing, interpreting, and understanding the documents in a typical medical record.
Description : Clinical Infomation Systems are increasingly important in Medical Practice. This work is a two-part book detailing the importance, selection and implementation of information systems in the health care setting. Volume One discusses the technical, organizational, clinical and administrative issues pertaining to EMR implementation. Highlighted topics include: infrastructure of the electronic patient records for administrators and clinicians, understanding processes and outcomes, and preparing for an EMR. The second workbook is filled with sample charts and questions, guiding the reader through the actual EMR implementation process.
Description : Published in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Medical Records and the Law is the ideal text for programs in HIM as well as a valuable reference for health and legal professionals. The Fourth Edition features an expanded discussion of state laws affecting the use and disclosure of health information and the substantial changes brought about by HIPAA and the growth of electronic health record systems. It also discusses the highly complex interplay of federal and state laws as well as the challenging area of how patient information may be used in connection with medical research involving human subjects.