Liability issues also deter health insurers and employers from supporting patients' rights
But there won't be as many of them because of the patients' rights
A Republican Patients' rights
bill did pass the House, but it stalled in the Senate.
As the November presidential election nears, the chance that the House-Senate conference committee will pass a patients' rights
The litigation issue is especially acute in Florida and Texas, where strong patients' rights
laws have invited a flurry of lawsuits on behalf of nursing home residents.
As Congress works on a compromise patients' rights
bill and high-profile lawyers set their class-action sights on health maintenance organizations, the managed-care industry took dramatic steps to improve its fiendish image.
The House and Senate passed versions of a patients' rights
bill late last year that could have health insurers bracing for an onslaught of lawsuits.
(TAP) - The draft organic law on patients' rights
and medical liability should allow the victims of medical errors, or the heirs, to be compensated within a period not exceeding one fifteen years from the date of the injury.
CCHR is known as an advocate for human rights, especially as relates to patients' rights
. Per the international CCHR website, cchr.org, "CCHR has long fought to restore basic inalienable human rights to the field of mental health, including, but not limited to, full informed consent regarding the medical legitimacy of psychiatric diagnosis, the risks of psychiatric treatments, the right to all available medical alternatives and the right to refuse any treatment considered harmful."
The training was about the continuity of treatment and care, patients' rights
and awareness, record keeping of patients, facility management and safety, infection control, and effective arrangements for waste disposal.
"The patients' rights
pathway is going to help immensely as it makes healthcare staff more aware of the rights of the people we care for.