director of health information, business and finance homework help

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You are the director of health information services at a tertiary-care hospital.  You and the director of emergency room services are jointly responsible for reporting instances of communicable disease, child abuse, and cancer to the appropriate state authority.   You have just completed an audit of your institution's reporting mechanism and discovered that the reporting requirements are not consistently met.  The audit could not definitely establish whether the reporting never occurred or occurred but was not documented in the patient's medical record.  Discuss what legal issues are present and what approaches you should take to resolve this problem.  (

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Running head: ANALYZING LEGAL ISSUES IN
HEALTH

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HEALTH LEGAL ISSUES

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INSTITUTION AFFILIATION

HEALTH LEGAL ISSUES

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One of the main evident issues in the case scenario presented is that the hospital was in breach of
the Public Health Service Act and other Presidential Executive Orders which give direction on
various instances on health on what should be done in case of communicable disease. One of the
legal issues evident is that the ho...

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