Hospital Negligence: Legal and Administrative Issues

©West Thomson Reuters 2009 (Updated 2018)
Table of Contents

 Chapter 1: Unique Characteristics of Hospitals

Chapter 2: Administrative Community Standards

Chapter 3: Credentialing and Privileging Granting

Chapter 4: Peer Review

Chapter 5: Patient Rights

Chapter 6: Nursing

Chapter 7: Sexual Assault

Chapter 8: Environment of Care

Chapter 9: High-Risk Departments: Preventing Catastrophic Events

Chapter 10: Geographically Based Medical Departments

Chapter 11: Retention and Maintenance of Hospital Records

Chapter 12: Hospital Infections

Chapter 13: Sepsis

Chapter 14: Sexual Assault in Long Term Care Facilities

Chapter 15: The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act

Chapter 16: Medication Management

Chapter 17: The Rehabilitation Act and Americans With Disabilities Act


Appendix A. Example of Corporate Bylaws
Appendix B. Example of medical staff bylaws
Appendix C. Example Medical Staff Rules & Regulations
Appendix D. Example CEO Job Description
Appendix E. Deposition questions for Hospital CEO
Appendix F. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 42-Public Health, Chapter IV Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department Of Health & Human Services, Sub Chapter G: Standards & Certification; Part 482: Conditions of Participation for Hospitals.
Appendix G. US Code: 42 USC, Title 42: The Public Health & Welfare; Chapter 117: Encouraging Good Faith Professional Review Activities (HCQIA)
Appendix H. US Code: 42 USC, Title 42: The Public Health & Welfare; Chapter 7 Social Security; subchapter XVIII Health Insurance for Aged & Disabled Part E. Miscellaneous Provisions; 13 95dd: Examination & Treatment for Emergency Medical Conditions & Women in Labor (EMTALA).