Hospital privileges and the Americans with disabilities act.
The Americans With Disabilities Act provides protection for equal access to services and employment opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities.
Because hospital privileges are essential to physician practice, this article investigates the role of the Americans With Disabilities Act in acquiring and maintaining these privileges.
Recent findings from the Act's case law support the concept that : 1) an employer-employee relationship exists between the hospital and the non-staff physician for purposes of the Act's analysis, and thus, 2) the Act is applicable to questions of hospital privileges for non-staff physicians.
Suggestions for ensuring patient welfare while maintaining compliance with the Act are discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Législation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Protection, Handicap physique, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Alcoolisme, Travail, Milieu hospitalier, Licence, Expérience professionnelle, Responsabilité, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Legislation, United States, North America, America, Protection, Physical handicap, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Alcoholism, Labour, Hospital environment, Licence, Professional experience, Responsibility, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0000439
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 21/05/1997.