SOLVED: HSA 515 Week 5 Midterm Exam Part 1




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The first psychiatric hospital founded in the U.S. was located in 2.      The inventor of the electrocardiograph, which marked the beginning of medicine in the 20th century 3.      The first hospital where anesthesia was first publicly demonstrated in 1846, was conducted at 4.      __________ is the first state to begin a court room battle with national health insurance. 5.      The American College of Surgeons was founded in 1913 under the leadership of 6.      Although _______________ did not invent the first microscope, he was able to perfect it 7.      The writings of Hippocrates were preserved by 8.      A dentist who developed sulfuric ether and arranged for the first hospital operation under anesthesia 9.      Two of the significant influences in the development o surgical procedures 10.  One of the main duties of the legislative branch of government is to 11.  Body of law consisting of principles derived from judicial decisions 12.  The U.S. Supreme Court consists of 13.  Federally sponsored health insurance program for persons over 65 years of age and certain disabled persons 14.  The federal agency responsible for administering Medicare and Medicaid programs 15.  Laws governing relationships between people 16.  Function of the judicial branch of government 17.  A general rule of conduct enforced by government 18.  The commission or omission of an act, as judged against the actions of a hypothetical “reasonably prudent person” is 19.  Medical malpractice is negligence committed by a 20.  Defense against recovery in a products liability case is 21.  Answer 22.  The reckless disregard for the safety of another is known as 23.  A defense in a case where the patient uses a product in a manner in which it was not intended to be used 24.  The spoken form of defamation is 25.  Touching a person without their consent 26.  Wrongfully accusing someone of committing a crime 27.  The elderly are especially vulnerable to abuse and neglect in a health care setting. In light of witnessing a dramatic increase in the numbers of abuse cases, especially in nursing homes, this Act was passed. 28.  Offense generally punishable by less than one year in jail and/or a fine 29.  To fight health care fraud in both the public and private sectors, Congress passed into law 30.  The Office of Inspector General, established in the Department of Health and Human Services in 1976, investigates cases of 31.  After a person on life support has suffered cardiopulmonary arrest, the physician is not required to continue to use life support equipment if it’s futile because there is 32.  Conferencing a case in an attempt to avoid a trial and reach an acceptable conclusion to the parties 33.  When a party to a contract has breached the contract and refuses to or cannot perform, the general rule is that the law will attempt to 34.  An agreement between an employee and employer that specifies the terms of a contract is 35.  Ordinarily, substantial performance by one party to a contract will obligate the other parties 36.  The ever-increasing number of alternative healthcare delivery systems has resulted in 37.  An agent who a third person believes is acting on behalf of the principal is referred to as 38.  The ability of a corporation to enter into contracts is limited by 39.  In a civil suit, the burden of proving a case lies with the 40.  Questions of law are decided by the 41.  The legal doctrine that shifts the burden of proof from the plaintiff to the defendant 42.  A motion that asks a court to rule that there are no facts in dispute and that the rights of the parties can be determined as a matter of law, on the basis of submitted documents, without the need for a trial 43.  Comparative negligence generally requires that damages among multiple defendants be divided 44.  The common law doctrine that holds a physician, for example, responsible for the acts of a nurse in the operating room when the physician directs the nurse to perform a particular medical act in the operating room and the nurse then performs it negligently and consequently injures the patient 45.  As far as a duty to care is concerned, a corporation is treated 46.  Describe how healthcare providers should structure financial arrangements in order to be exempt from prosecution by the Department of Justice and the FTC 47.  A situation in which a board member or a firm with which he or she is associated may benefit or lose from the passage of a proposed board action could be considered 48.  Dependence on government funding and related programs (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross) and the continuous shrinkage occurring in such revenues have forced hospitals to 49.  A committee of the governing body responsible for reviewing and overseeing the financial affairs of the organization 50.  An informal committee of the governing body consisting of an equal number of representatives from both the executive committees of the governing body and medical staff 51.  The doctrine of respondeat superior is analogous to