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Running head: ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY 1 Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Health Care Delivery Ora Witherspoon Walden Institution October 24,2016
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ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY 2 Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Health Care Delivery While many may consider Legal and regulatory aspects unnecessary red tape, they are indeed very crucial for ensuring that medical malpractices are not encountered (Reason, 1990). Not everything in nursing and physician practice is plain white paper. There are times when complications arise, and treatment processes have to be adjusted. In such cases set legal and regulatory rules to have to be thoroughly analyzed to ensure that they will allow for the path of treatment that the modifications are about to take. They are also there to ensure that physicians and nurses take care of their patients professionally. Healthcare providers need to come up with effective ways to disclose instances of malpractice. In the case of Ms. W, if there were policies with the hospital regarding disclosure,
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