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Health Care Information Technology and Provider Accountability: A Symbiotic Relationship

Frances H. Miller

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter first briefly describes the increasing connection between information technology and accountability in the health sector. It then reviews recent legal proceedings in Britain, the USA, ... More


Principles of economic evaluation

Sarah Willis

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Economic evaluation is an explicit way of valuing an intervention in terms of its opportunity cost. It is a transparent framework that helps determine the relationship between outcomes, in terms of ... More


Germs, Blood, and Cost-Cutting: The Daily Struggle to Keep Hospitals Clean

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the netherworld of contracted support workers who, while working alongside doctors, nurses, and other professional staff in hospitals, remain largely on the fringes of the ... More


Healthy Docs = Healthy Patients: Arguably the Most Important Reason to Care about Physician Health

Erica Oberg, Felipe Lobelo, Robert Sallis, and Erica Frank

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reports data that provide a compelling argument for ensuring that physicians maintain as healthy a lifestyle as possible. Studies have shown that physicians who exercise more, improve ... More


The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


8 The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


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