TITLE

Forcing rescue: The landscape of health care provider obligations to treat patients

AUTHOR(S)
Furrow, Barry R.
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Spring93, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the obligations of health care provider organizations to treat patients. Definition of `rescue'; Role of affirmative duties; Contract and covenant models in doctor-patient relationships; Affirmative obligations on physicians; Bribed rescue; Cases; Expanded accountability of institutional care; Insurer responsibilities; Care coordination in professional groupings and obligations.
ACCESSION #
9609120053

 

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