How the law of contract and malpractice mold health care delivery.
In this unit, you will explore contracts law, intentional torts, and negligence. By the end of this unit, you will be able to proficiently discuss the core elements of a legal, binding contract and communicate the importance of contract law in healthcare.
To begin, read the following chapters: Showalter, J. S. (2020). The law of healthcare administration (9th ed.). Chicago, Illinois: Health Administration Press. Chapter 4: Contracts and Intentional Torts Chapter 5: Negligence These chapters will be the literary foundation for your Unit 5 Assignment. Discuss each of the conditions of contract law. Discuss the importance of contracts law in the relationships between patients and their physicians and between patients and healthcare facilities. Explain the difference among intentional tort, negligence, and strict liability. Explain why a case alleging a breach of contract might be easier to prove than a standard case alleging negligence. Discuss each of the elements of proof necessary for a strong negligence case. Report your findings by using the methods below: *Organizational newsletter* The use of first person is permitted for this assignment (excluding Option A). APA formatting (e.g. running header, title page, introduction, conclusion, reference page, etc.) should not be used (excluding Option A). Although the use of APA formatting is not required for this assignment, proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation are expected. Plagiarism is not permitted and will result in academic discipline. All content submitted needs to be original. Limit the use of unoriginal work to no more than one direct quote per 2-3 pages of originally developed work. For Options A and F, no more than two (2) direct quotes can be used. Cite at least 3-5 scholarly sources.