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Health Care Law and Ethics, Ninth Edition

Mark A. Hall, David Orentlicher, Mary Anne Bobinski, Nicholas Bagley, I. Glenn Cohen


  • ISBN: 9781543844061

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    Health Care Law and Ethics, Ninth Edition offers a relationship-oriented approach to health law—covering the essentials, as well as topical and controversial subjects. The book provides thoughtful and teachable coverage of every aspect of health care law. Current and classic cases build logically from the fundamentals of the patient/provider relationship to the role of government and institutions in health care. The book is adaptable to both survey courses and courses covering portions of the field.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 2/27/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 1498
    Connected eBook + Print Book: 9781454881803
    Connected eBook: 9781543844061


  • Author Information

    Nicholas Bagley

    Professor Nicholas Bagley teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, regulatory theory, and health law. Prior to joining the Law School faculty, he was an attorney with the appellate staff in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued a dozen cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals and acted as lead counsel in many more. Professor Bagley also served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court and to the Hon. David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Bagley holds a BA in English from Yale University and received his JD, summa cum laude, from New York University School of Law. Before entering law school, he joined Teach For America and taught eighth-grade English at a public school in South Bronx. Professor Bagley's work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Law School's L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a frequent contributor to The Incidental Economist​, a prominent health policy blog.

    Mary Anne Bobinski

    Mary Anne Bobinski is Dean and Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. Previously, she was John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Law and Director of the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. She received her B.A. and J.D. degrees, both summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Max Rosenn of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

    Professor Bobinski teaches Torts, the basic health law courses, and various advanced courses in the health law field. Her research interests include health care financing, legal aspects of HIV infection, and reproductive health issues. She is a co-author of another leading law school casebook, AIDS Policy and Law, and has authored a number of law review articles and book chapters on health law topics. Professor Bobinski is an active participant in national, state, and local service activities. She is a member of the ABA Section on Legal Education Curriculum Committee and the Association of American Law Schools Committee on Curriculum and Research. Professor Bobinski also is the past-chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care and is a past-board member of the Texas Human Rights Foundation and the Bar Association for Human Rights of Houston. She has given over 100 talks to national, state, and local audiences on health care topics ranging from health care finance, to medical malpractice, to legal aspects of e-health.

    David Orentlicher

    Orentlicher is Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Hall Center for Law and Health at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He also is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

    Before coming to Indiana University, he served as the Director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the American Medical Association, where he drafted ethical guidelines for the medical profession on a wide range of issues. Dr. Orentlicher is a member of the American Law Institute and from 1992-1995, he served on the founding board of the American Association of Bioethics. He received his M.D. and J.D. degrees from Harvard, was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and clerked for the Hon. Alvin B. Rubin, U.S. Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit. He practiced medicine and law each for approximately two years. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles in leading legal and medical journals, and has served on a variety of task forces, on ethical and legal issues in medicine. He has most recently written about health care reform, cost containment and assisted reproduction. During the 1997-98 academic year, he was the Visiting DeCamp Professor in Bioethics at Princeton University, and from November 2002 and November 2008, he served three terms as a state representative in the Indiana General Asse

    Glenn Cohen

    Glenn Cohen is one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law, as well as health law. Prior to becoming a professor he served as a law clerk to Judge Michael Boudin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and as a lawyer for U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Appellate Staff, where he handled litigation in the Courts of Appeals and (in conjunction with the Solicitor General’s Office) in the U.S. Supreme Court.

    His current projects relate to big data, health information technologies, mobile health, reproduction/reproductive technology, research ethics, organ transplantation, rationing in law and medicine, health policy, FDA law, translational medicine, and medical tourism.

    He is the author of more than 100 articles and chapters and his award-winning work has appeared in leading legal (including the Stanford, Cornell, and Southern California Law Reviews), medical (including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA), bioethics (including the American Journal of Bioethics, the Hastings Center Report), scientific (Science, Cell, Nature Reviews Genetics) and public health (the American Journal of Public Health) journals, as well as Op-Eds in the New York Times and Washington Post. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of 12 books.

    He was selected as a Radcliffe Institute Fellow for the 2012-2013 year and by the Greenwall Foundation to receive a Faculty Scholar Award in Bioethics. He is also a Fellow at the Hastings Center. He recently finished his role as one of the key co-investigators on the multi-million dollar Football Players Health Study at Harvard which is committed to improving the health of NFL players. He co-leads the Regulatory Foundations, Ethics, and Law Program of Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center program. He also leads the Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law (PMAIL). He is one of three editors-in-chief of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences (Oxford University Press) and serves on the editorial board for the American Journal of Bioethics and on the Ethics Committee for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

    Mark A. Hall

    Mark A. Hall is Professor of Law and Public Health at Wake Forest University School of Law and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He is also an Associate in Management at the Babcock School of Management, all of which are located in Winston-Salem, NC. Prof. Hall received his law degree with highest honors at the University of Chicago and was on the faculty at Arizona State University before assuming his present position. He has also completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Finance Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Prof. Hall specializes in health care law and public policy, with a focus on economic, regulatory and corporate issues. His present research interests include health care reform, health care rationing, managed competition, integrated delivery systems, and insurance market reform. He is the author or editor of ten books on health care law and policy, including the 4-volume series Health Care Corporate Law (Aspen) and Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press).

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