Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 1, Spring

Capital Punishment, Psychiatrists and the Potential "Bottleneck" of Competence
I. INTRODUCTION II. PHYSICIANS & CAPITAL PUNISHMENT III. FORCIBLE MEDICATION: FROM HARPER TO SELL AND BEYOND IV. FORCIBLE MEDICATION MEETS CAPITAL PUNISHMENT V. PSYCHIATRISTS, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AND THE STATES A. Nevada B. Washington ...
Making Language Access to Health Care Meaningful: The Need for a Federal Health Care Interpreters' Statute
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. Existing Federal Law 1. Title VI 2. Executive Order 13166 3. Extent of Language Assistance Obligations 4. Enforcement of Federal Regulations B. Case Law Dealing With Issue of Language Access ...
Ohio's "Aggressive" Attack on Medical Identity Theft
I. INTRODUCTION II. DATA BREACH, IDENTITY THEFT, AND MEDICAL IDENTITY THEFT A. Data Breach B. Identity Theft C. Medical Identity Theft III. FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PREVENT MEDICAL IDENTITY THEFT A. HIPAA B. The HITECH...
Political Factors and Enforcement of the Nursing Home Regulatory Regime
I. INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE OF STUDY II. THE NURSING HOME REGULATORY REGIME III. THENURSING HOME INSPECTION SYSTEM IV. THE ROLE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATORS IN THE POLICYMAKING PROCESS V. POTENTIALLY INFLUENTIAL FACTORS A. Political Factors ...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Military: The Need for Legislative Improvement of Mental Health Care for Veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
I. INTRODUCTION II. OVERVIEW OF PTSD AND THE UNITED STATES MILITARY A. PTSD: Definition and Treatment B. Traumatic Brain Injury C. Problems Resulting from Undiagnosed PTSD D. Reasons PTSD is Frequently Undiagnosed E. Stumbling...
The Skeleton Key: Will the Federal Health Care Reform Legislation Unlock the Solutions to Diverse Dilemmas Arising from the State Health Care Reform Laboratories?
I. INTRODUCTION II. HAWAII A. The Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act B. Hawaii's Coverage Outcomes C. The Impact of the National Health Reform Law on Hawaii III. MAINE A. The Dirigo Health Reform Act B. Maine's Coverage...