Health Law I - Health Law Regulation (4152)
This survey course familiarizes students with the policy and legal issues facing health care professionals, institutions and payors. The course examines problems arising from medical errors; the struggle to balance the need for quality care against rising costs; confidentiality obligations; patients rights; and the role of tort liability and government regulation in maintaining a level of quality in our health care system. The curriculum focuses on cases applying administrative and common law, as well as a variety of statutory schemes.
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