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Publication Date Set for Resource Manual on Medical-Legal Aspects of Acute Care Medicine Co-Authored by Granite GRC’s Joette Derricks

May 3, 2021 | News


Contact: Joette P. Derricks
Business Address: Lancaster, PA
Phone: (717) 877-5416
Date: May 3, 2021

LANCASTER, PA, May 3, 2021 – Granite GRC Consulting is proud to announce that Joette Derricks, Senior Consultant is a contributing author for this widely anticipated comprehensive resource manual on The Medical-Legal Aspects of Acute Care Medicine. The publication date is set for May 2021.

Ms. Derricks is a Fellow in the Medical College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE). FACMPE is the most prestigious designation you can earn in the medical practice management profession. It signifies superior standards of performance and professional competency. In addition, Joette is an AAPC-Fellow, and certified in coding and compliance. Ms. Derricks authored Chapter 11 on an “Overview of the Claims Submission, Medical Billing, and Revenue Cycle Management Processes.”

The Medical-Legal Aspects of Acute Care Medicine: A Resource for Clinicians, Administrators, and Risk Managers is a comprehensive resource intended to provide a state-of-the-art overview of complex ethical, regulatory, and legal issues of importance to clinical healthcare professionals in acute care medicine; including, for example, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and care managers.

The highly anticipated publication covers key legal and regulatory issues relevant to non-clinicians, such as hospital and practice administrators, department heads, educators, and risk managers. This text reviews traditional and emerging areas of ethical and legal controversies in healthcare such as resuscitation; mass-casualty event response and triage; patient autonomy and shared decision-making; medical research and teaching; ethical and legal issues in the care of the mental health patient; and medical record documentation and confidentiality.

Furthermore, this volume includes chapters dedicated to critically important topics, such as team leadership, the team model of clinical care, drug and device regulation, professional negligence, clinical education, the law of corporations, tele-medicine and e-health, medical errors and the culture of safety, regulatory compliance, the regulation of clinical laboratories, the law of insurance, and a practical overview of claims management and billing.

Springer Nature, the publisher of the manual, is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers, announced a May 2021 publication date for the Book. Authored by experts in the field, The Medical-Legal Aspects of Acute Care Medicine: A Resource for Clinicians, Administrators, and Risk Managers is a valuable resource for all clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals.

To order your copy now, click here to visit the publisher’s website.