Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring

Dying to Wait: How the Abigail Court Got It Wrong
I. INTRODUCTION II. ABIGAIL ALLIANCE V. VON ESCHENBACH III. THE AMERICAN TRADITION OF SELF-MEDICATION A. Self-Medication in Early America B. The Patent Medicine Boom C. Americans and "Illicit" Drugs IV. THE AMERICAN TRADITION OF...
HIV Testing in State Correctional Systems
I. INTRODUCTION II. TESTING METHODS A. Mandatory Testing B. Voluntary Testing C. Testing Under Other Circumstances III. HIV TESTING POLICY ADOPTION IV. RELATED ISSUES A. Testing of Sexual Offenders B. Housing, Segregation,...
Physician Peer Review Immunity: Time to Euthanize a Fatally Flawed Policy
I. INTRODUCTION A. A Hypothetical Case B. Thesis and Organization II. PHYSICIAN PEER REVIEW: AN OVERVIEW A. Physician Credentialing, Hospital Privileges and the Peer Review Process B. Rationale for Physician Peer Review...
Regional Health Information Organizations: Lower Health Care Costs, Fewer Iatrogenic Illnesses, and Improved Care - What Are We Waiting For?
I. INTRODUCTION II. OVERVIEW III. BENEFITS OF RHIOs A. Decreased Health Care Spending B. Improved Safety C. Improved Quality of Care IV. CHALLENGES A. Data Accuracy B. Legal Challenges 1. Stark and Anti-Kickback Statutes ...
The Neglect of the Umbilical Cord: Ohio's Failure to Adequately Promote Banking of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells and the Need for New Legislation
I. INTRODUCTION II. STEM CELLS III. UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD STEM CELLS: COLLECTION AND STORAGE IV. HISTORY OF C BLOOD TRANSPLANTS AND THE CURRENT DEMAND FOR DONATIONS V. CURRENT FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION VI. OHIO HOUSE...
To Pay or Not to Pay: Medicare and the Preventable Adverse Event: A Rational Decision or Dangerous Philosophical Change?
INTRODUCTION I. THE HISTORY OF MEDICARE: A. Funding and Governance B. Function and Purpose II. MEDICARE'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND THE GENERAL POPULATION III. THE NEED FOR COST CONTROLS IN HEALTHCARE...