Health law
Health law is the federal, state, and local law, rules, regulations and other jurisprudence among providers, payers and vendors to the health care industry and its patients; and (2) delivery of health...
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
‘Sociopath’ Neurosurgeon Accused Of Intentionally Botching Operations
"I am ready to leave the love and kindness and goodness and patience that I mix with everything else that I am and become a cold blooded killer.” It was this e-mail, sent on Dec. 11, 2011, that marked...
How Many Die from Medical Mistakes in U.S. Hospitals?: Scientific American
An updated estimate says it could be at least 210,000 patients a year, more than twice the number in a frequently quoted Institute of Medicine report
Medical law
Medical law is the branch of law which concerns the prerogatives and responsibilities of medical professionals and the rights of the patient. It should not be confused with medical jurisprudence, whic...
Medical malpractice
Medical malpractice is professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which the treatment provided falls below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and c...
Sports law
Sports law is the body of legal issues at work in the world of both amateur and professional sports. Sports law overlaps substantially with labor law, contract law, competition or antitrust law, and t...
Sexual Sterilization Act of Alberta
In 1928, the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Canada, enacted the Sexual Sterilization Act. The Act, drafted to protect the gene pool, allowed for sterilization of mentally disabled persons in order t...
Legality of euthanasia
Efforts to change government policies on euthanasia in the 20th century have met limited success in Western countries. Euthanasia policies have also been developed by a variety of NGOs, most notabl...
Legality of euthanasia - Wikipedia
ISO/TC 215
The ISO/TC 215 is the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) on health informatics. TC 215 works on the standardization of Health Information and Communication...
Canada Health Act
The Canada Health Act (CHA) a piece of Canadian federal legislation, adopted in 1984, which specifies the conditions and criteria with which the provincial and territorial health insurance programs mu...
Dent v. West Virginia
Dent v. West Virginia, 129 U.S. 114 (1889), was an important United States Supreme Court case involving the reputable practice of physicians and state laws in the late 19th century. It was a dire...
Arseculeratne v. Priyani Soysa
Arseculeratne v. Priyani Soysa is a landmark and controversial case of alleged medical malpractice in Sri Lanka. Apart from being the first such case in recent times, it is also unique because the pri...
Death with Dignity National Center
Death with Dignity National Center (DDNC) is a 501(c)3, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon that has led the legal defense of and education about Death with Dignity l...
World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is a treaty adopted by the 56th World Health Assembly on 21 May 2003. It became the first World Health Organization tre...
Safety Provisions (Building) Convention, 1937
Safety Provisions (Building) Convention, 1937 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1937:
System of concepts to support continuity of care
ContSys ( CEN standard EN13940) defines a system of concepts to support continuity of care. Continuity of care is an organisational principle that represents an important aspect of quality and safety...
System of concepts to support continuity of care - Wikipedia
Mandated choice
Mandated choice or mandatory choice is an approach to public policy questions in which people are required by law to state in advance whether or not they are willing to engage in a particular action. ...
Tort reform
Tort reform refers to proposed changes in common law civil justice systems that would reduce tort litigation or damages. Tort actions are civil common law claims first created in the English commonwe...
Tort reform - Wikipedia
British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases
The British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases is a system of diagnostic codes used for pediatrics.An extension to ICD-9 was published in 1979.An extension to ICD-10 has also been publis...
British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases - Wikipedia
OpenEHR
openEHR is an open standard specification in health informatics that describes the management and storage, retrieval and exchange of health data in electronic health records (EHRs). In openEHR, all he...