Discuss with your colleagues the following questions: What is “Legality”?

Due 3/19

200  words

Discuss with your colleagues the following questions: What is “Legality”? What are “Ethics”? Compare and contrast legality and ethics in health care. Provide one (1) specific real life legal case example of a violation of legality in a healthcare organization and one (1) specific real life legal case example of a violation of ethics in a healthcare organization that you find on the internet or in the print media.

Assigned reading materials:

•Understanding Federal Courts – (Control>>Click>>From Drop down Menu select Open in New Window or Copy/Paste into your URL) http://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/court-role-and-structure

•Introduction to the U.S. Legal System-

http://litigation.findlaw.com/legal-system/introduction-to-the-u-s-legal- system.html

 •Legal issues facing health care professionals-http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-management-administration/13-legal-issues-for-hospitals-and-health-systems.html

•Ethical and legal analysis of health care case http://ijahsp.nova.edu/articles/Vol2num1/pdf/lazaro.pdf

•This educational resource is designed to help health care organization directors ask knowledgeable and appropriate questions related to health care corporate compliance. http://www.hccainfo.org/Portals/0/PDFs/Resources/Conference_Handouts/Clinical_Practice_Compliance_Conference/2007/Fri/601Handout.pdf

•Example of an Employee Handbook from Johns Hopkins: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/human_resources/_docs/employee_handbook_non-union_non-represented.pdf

•Health Care Ethics – samples.jbpub.com/9781449665357/Chapter2.pdf (copy/paste into your URL)

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