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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management,
5th Edition

Dana C. McWay

ISBN-13: 9780357361542 | ISBN-10: 0357361547

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

| 480 pages

List Price USD $.00

Overview

Gain a critical, thorough understanding of the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management (HIM) with McWay's LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 5E. Designed to help you successfully navigate today's legal issues, this edition focuses on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. You examine the latest information on the role of social media in health care as well as future legal and ethical trends in health care IT. Expanded coverage explores developments and regulations impacting data privacy and protection, substance abuse, patient rights, and patient confidentiality. New critical-thinking exercises, case studies, and enrichment activities emphasize the practicality of what you are learning while helping you refine problem-solving skills. All content reflects current CAHIIM standards. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, this edition with MindTap digital learning resources provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today.

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Meet the Authors

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Dana C. McWay, JD, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a lawyer and veteran health information management professional. A past member of the American Health Information Management Association board of directors, she served on several AHIMA committees, most recently the Professional Ethics and the Triumph Awards Committees. She was also a member of the Missouri Health Information Management Association's Legislative Committee and currently serves as a voting member of the Institutional Review Board at Washington University Medical School. Previously a director of medical records for a large teaching hospital and for-profit substance abuse facility, McWay led the charge to convert an outmoded, paper-based record management system to a modern electronic system. In addition to writing LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, for which she received a Triumph Award from AHIMA, she has led several audio conferences and served as co-editor of online continuing education offerings. Licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri, McWay is currently the Clerk of Court for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and is one of three recipients of the Director's Award for Outstanding Leadership within the Federal Judiciary and the Director's Award for Excellence in Court Operations -- Mission Requirements.

  • UPDATES DETAIL THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECORDS. Students examine this sensitive area of HIM today that carries significant risk for error. This edition offers careful instruction on how to handle substance abuse records while emphasizing the importance of ensuring compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations.
  • NEW FEATURE BOXES ENCOURAGE CRITICAL THINKING. This new feature in each chapter poses thought-provoking questions that require the reader to use critical-thinking skills to answer. Suggested answers to each critical-thinking exercise are provided in the Instructor Manual for your quick reference. These questions are ideal for initiating stimulating class discussion.
  • NEW COVERAGE ADDRESSES THE USE OF PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCE DIRECTIVES. Students learn how these forms augment Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care, how they are presented in health care facilities, and how they affect the health record.
  • NEW EXPLANATIONS CLARIFY NEW REGULATIONS AND ACTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON HIM TODAY. This edition examines both the European General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act. Students study how these two developments significant impact HIM and influence future statutory and regulatory changes.
  • NEW MATERIAL ADDRESSES CONFIDENTIALITY WITHIN RESEARCH AND HIV CONTEXTS. Because confidentiality is a cornerstone tenet of health care that students must understand, the author carefully presents the nuances of confidentiality in selected contexts to prepare students for later practice.
  • SIGNIFICANT REVISIONS TO THIS EDITION'S INFORMATION SYSTEMS CHAPTER (CH. 13) REFLECT THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN IT TODAY. The author presents the most recent advancements within the Information Systems chapter as well as in the section on electronic health records. In addition, new material focuses on both current and future legal and ethical trends in IT. This prepares students to address rapid changes happening in today's health IT environment.
  • UPDATES DETAIL THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECORDS. Students examine this sensitive area of HIM today that carries significant risk for error. This edition offers careful instruction on how to handle substance abuse records while emphasizing the importance of ensuring compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations.
  • COMPLETE TIME-SAVING INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES REMOVE BUSY-WORK FROM YOUR COURSE PREPARATION. This edition provides a complete test bank powered by Cognero, PowerPoint® slides that coordinate seamlessly with chapter material to enhance your classroom presentations, and a robust Instructor's Manual.
  • HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (HIM) FOCUS MAKES THIS BOOK AN INVALUABLE, PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE. The author's distinct focus on the particular legal and ethical issues that impact HIM professionals every day makes this edition a must-have resource for today's health care workers in any setting.
  • EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF ETHICS ENSURES STUDENTS UNDERSTAND ITS IMPORTANCE IN HEALTH CARE INFORMATION TODAY. The author skillfully weaves ethics into discussions throughout each chapter. Your students examine the latest information on ethical standards, ethical decisions and challenges, and law and ethics in the workplace.
  • RENOWNED AUTHOR OFFERS UNRIVALED EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE. Author Dana McWay is an attorney and certified Health Information Management professional with specialized experience on the AHIMA ethics committee and more than three decades of practical experience in health care and law.
  • SPECIAL LEARNING FEATURES HIGHLIGHT KEY AREAS OF ETHICS AND HEALTH CARE REGULATIONS. These distinctive boxes highlight critical information about ethics today, electronic health records, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
  • ENGAGING MINDTAP ONLINE RESOURCES ENCOURAGE INTERACTIVE LEARNING. Robust online MindTap software provides a proven learning path and ready-to-go activities that challenge learners to test their comprehension of critical chapter concepts while offering you total control of your course with options to customize content.

Table of Contents

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Part I: STUDY OF THE LAW IN GENERAL.
1. Workings of the American Legal System.
2. Court Systems and Legal Procedures.
3. Judicial Process of Health Information.
4. Principles of Liability.
Part II: AN OVERVIEW OF ETHICS.
5. Ethical Standards.
6. Ethical Decisions and Challenges.
7. Bioethical Issues.
Part III: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES CENTRAL TO HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
8. Patient Record Requirements.
9. Confidentiality and Informed Consent.
10. Access to Health Information.
11. Specialized Patient Records.
Part IV: SPECIALIZED AREAS OF CONCERN IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
12. Risk Management, Quality Management, and Utilization Management.
13. Information Systems.
14. Health-Care Fraud and Abuse.
15. Law and Ethics in the Workplace.
Appendix A: Table of Cases.
Appendix B: List of Common Acronyms.
Appendix C: Sample HIPAA Privacy Notices.
Appendix D: Patient Care Partnership.
Appendix E: Sample Forms- Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Health Care Directive, and Accompanying HIPAA Form.
Appendix F: Selected Laws Affecting HIM.

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