Assignment 1: Law and Health Care System Administration
Due Week 3 and worth 100 points
As a health care administrator, your actions have legal implications and are implicitly and explicitly based on law. Any omissions in the conduct of your duties on your part are also governed by law. Consider the basic governance of a health care setting and how your role as a top administrator in this setting is affected by the legal system.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:
- Justify your position about the importance of the physician-patient and hospital-patient relationships.
- Determine how contract principle and breach of warranty apply to the health care setting.
- Analyze the four (4) elements of proof necessary for a plaintiff to prove negligence.
- Discuss the function and responsibilities of the governing board of a health care corporation.
Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.