Online Master's in Health Law and Policy Resources

November, 2017

6 Benefits of Mental Health Support Groups

According to Mental Health America, a national mental health advocacy organization, over 40 million Americans…

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November, 2017

Important Facts about the Medical Device Adverse Event Reporting Law

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes large efforts to manage…

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October, 2017

Monitoring for Prescription Drug Abuse, Misdiagnoses and Overmedication

The strength and prevalence of today’s prescription drugs are contributing to rising numbers of drug…

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October, 2017

The Shift from Personalized Health Care to Precision Medicine

The health care system as we know it today may experience fundamental changes over the…

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October, 2017

Career Overview of Medical and Health Services Managers

Health services managers coordinate operations for care provider organizations. Their purview may cover a discrete…

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September, 2017

United States Public Health Services Helping Children with Disabilities

Children with disabilities have been recognized as a vulnerable demographic and are receiving increased forms…

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September, 2017

Nursing Ethics for End-of-Life Planning

Nurses bear special responsibility as they care for patients who could become terminally ill. They…

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August, 2017

A Look at 4 Medical Malpractice Statistics

Ten percent of deaths in the U.S. are caused by medical errors or mistakes. [1]…

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August, 2017

Why Registered Nurses Should Understand Health Care Law

Registered nurses (RNs) follow standards of practice that are broadly accepted in the medical field….

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July, 2017

4 Innovative Medical Products

Medical professionals are always searching for new and more effective ways to record and analyze…

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June, 2017

Challenges and Suggestions for Elderly Care

The senior population in the U.S. faces various challenges in obtaining and maintaining many health services that people in good health take for granted.

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May, 2017

Providing for People with Disability: A Major Public Health Issue

Developing laws and policies to help employers accommodate staff members with disabilities.

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May, 2017

4 Biotechnology Developments in Medicine

Bioengineers excel in creating health technologies and products that truly revolutionize health care.

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April, 2017

5 TED Talks for Future Health Lawyers

Influential medical ideas do more than address or solve symptoms; they serve to mend the problems behind the symptoms.

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April, 2017

Eight Bioethical Issues to Know in 2017

In 2017, biotechnology engineers and researchers must address eight ethical concerns that are the foundations of modern bioethics.

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April, 2017

7 Landmark Bioethical Cases Throughout History

The bioethics field has grown in tandem with a surge in law school candidates that started in the 1970s.

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April, 2017

The Legal Aspects of Telemedicine

Telemedicine practitioners currently rely on laws designed for traditional caregiving environments.

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April, 2017

A Career Outlook in Health Law

Health care law professionals use their knowledge and skills to improve public health conditions. Learn about the career outlook of health lawyers.

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April, 2017

The Rise of Home Health Care in 2017

It is predicted that home health care agencies have a bright future ahead and medicare disbursements and population growth will fuel upcoming changes.

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April, 2017

Best Practices for Health Care Providers to Avoid Fraud

As the health care system grows more complex, illegal & negligent activity rises. It is crucial for health care providers to take steps to avoid malpractice.

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March, 2017

Understanding the MEDTECH and SOFTWARE Acts

The MEDTECH and SOFTWARE acts embody the first legislative policies that provide regulation for new patient information technologies.

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February, 2017

Important Steps for Health Care Compliance in 2017

By promoting moral behavior, compliance officers guide staff members in making moral decisions and conforming to the law.

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February, 2017

5 Health Care Laws Protecting the Rights of Patients

A few of the most recent and significant game-changing regulations in the health care field.

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February, 2017

Cybersecurity and Hacked Medical Devices

Finding ways to make medical devices more secure from cybersecurity threats.

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February, 2017

Policies Protecting Senior Citizens

It is a measure of the greatness of a society that it provides its elders with compassionate care and seeks justice on their behalf.

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February, 2017

Understanding Mobile Health Laws

Mobile health laws regulate the creation and use of mobile medical applications in order to protect user safety, privacy, and security.

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February, 2017

A Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was proposed to improve the efficiency of the U.S. health care system.

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February, 2017

An Overview of Workers’ Compensation

Designed to protect employees against exploitation in the workplace and protect employers against lawsuits.

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February, 2017

10 Government Health Care Insurance and Assistance Programs

Throughout the history of U.S. health policy, ten influential government health care assistance and insurance programs stand out above the rest.

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January, 2017

Important Food and Drug Administration Regulations Throughout History

The FDA was founded as a law enforcement administration in 1906 and has since developed important regulations in the U.S.

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August, 2016

The Legal Process for Pharmaceutical Research & Drug Development

The FDA approval process can take as long as 10 years, and involves five steps.

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August, 2016

5 Ethical Concerns of Biotechnology Engineering

The progress of science in the 20th and 21st centuries exploded, creating technologies that reshaped society and extended lives.

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August, 2016

An Introduction to the Federal Court System

The U.S. judicial system relies on two separate sets of courts to operate efficiently.

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August, 2016

Investigating Medicaid Coverage and Fraud: A Brief Overview

In 1996, a wave of unease began rippling through the healthcare industry.

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August, 2016

Medicare Through a Health Law Perspective

Medicare provides millions of U.S. seniors and disabled citizens with health care coverage they could not afford on their own.

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August, 2016

State Laws on Mandatory Vaccinations

In the early 21st century, anti-vaccination forces launched an assault on mandatory vaccination laws in the United States.

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August, 2016

Examining the Affordable Care Act

Few acts in recent memory have been as controversial as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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August, 2016

7 Legal Facts on Disability Discrimination

According to the ADA, employers may not discriminate on any aspect of a job.

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March, 2016

Modern Policy Changes to Public Health Law

The United States is facing a healthcare crisis

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March, 2016

Five Influential Changes to Medicare

During the Progressive Era of the early 20th century, reformers sought to

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March, 2016

How Health Law Cases Move Through the American Legal System

Taking a healthcare case into the Federal court system can be a significant

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March, 2016

Major Corruption Cases in U.S. Health Law

The rising cost of healthcare placed the industry under a microscope

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