Dean M. Harris
Health Administration Pr
“Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, 3rd Edition” by Dean M. Harris delves into the complex and evolving landscape of healthcare law and ethics, offering an in-depth exploration of the pressing issues facing the healthcare industry today.
As healthcare continues to undergo rapid changes and advancements, this third edition provides students, practitioners, and policymakers with a comprehensive guide to navigating the legal and ethical challenges within the field. Dean M. Harris, a respected authority in healthcare law and ethics, presents a thorough examination of critical topics and offers insightful analysis and guidance.
The book covers a wide range of contemporary issues, including healthcare reform, patient rights, privacy and confidentiality, healthcare disparities, end-of-life decision-making, biomedical research ethics, and the impact of emerging technologies. Each topic is explored from multiple perspectives, enabling readers to develop a well-rounded understanding of the complexities involved.
Throughout the text, Dean M. Harris employs a balanced and interdisciplinary approach, drawing from law, ethics, medicine, public health, and social sciences. Real-world case studies and examples illuminate the practical application of legal and ethical principles, fostering critical thinking and stimulating thoughtful discussions.
The third edition of “Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics” reflects the latest developments in healthcare policy, legislation, and ethical considerations. It addresses the challenges posed by the evolving healthcare landscape, such as the rise of telemedicine, artificial intelligence in healthcare, and the ethical implications of genetic research and precision medicine.
Whether studying healthcare law and ethics as a student or seeking guidance as a healthcare professional, this book serves as an invaluable resource. It equips readers with the knowledge and analytical tools needed to navigate the intricate legal and ethical dilemmas encountered in the healthcare industry, ultimately promoting informed decision-making and responsible practice.
“Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, 3rd Edition” is an essential read for anyone interested in understanding and addressing the ethical and legal complexities of healthcare. With its comprehensive coverage, scholarly insights, and practical examples, this book contributes to the ongoing dialogue surrounding healthcare ethics and informs the development of sound policies and practices.