Ealth Law and Ethics: Organization and Troubled Physician
Write 4 pages paper analyzing the case of troubled physician by addressing the following:
Legal Aspects: What are the main liability issues in this situation? under what circumstance might the hospital itself face liability? What is the hospitals authority in this situation and whom to they have responsibilities?What difference if any would it make if the physician were an employee instead of a contractor? How would matters change if the physician became a partner in the cardiovascular institute? If you were charged with giving advice to the CEO, what further information would you need to know to proceed in this situation? Is the medical staff process relevant to dealing with the situation and if so how would it be included? Who would be involved in that process? what would the possible outcomes be?
Ethical Aspects: Discuss the ethical issues that arise from this situation, focusing in particular on the providers involved (e.g. Dr. Smith and the other healthcare staff? What do you think is the organizations ethical responsibilities in this situation? explain your reasoning. What resources could you draw on to help you assess the ethics of this situation and determine the most appropriate steps to take?
Synthesis: In light of your analysis of the legal and ethical issues involved in this case, What advice would you give the CEO? How could an administrator or other health care professional prepare for and prevent this kind of problem.
Please use the appropriate headings and subheadings APA style. Also please use legal terms throughout the paper and use George D. Pozgar Legal Essentials of Health Care Administration and Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals as part of the sources/reference. I will be sending the scenario on separate e-mail. Thanks