Furthermore, identity theft considered as forgery seeking to use the identifying information of another person without legal authorization or permission. For instance, identity theft may make represent with these crimes: bank fraud, document fraud. One realistic case include networking security breach and identity theft represent with what happened in Accretive Health in July 211, Accretive Health is known and popular provider of medical billing and revenue management services to hospitals. So the story begin in
1. Briefly discuss the specific circumstances of each person 's case. Briana LaHara was twelve years old when she learned of a lawsuit filed against her by the Recording Industry Association of America. LaHara downloaded one thousand songs using a website that allowed file sharing, some examples of the music she downloaded were If You’re Happy and You Know It and the Family Matters theme song. Jammie Thomas-Rasset is a woman who was served a lawsuit, among four different record labels, for downloading twenty four songs through the website Kazaa which provides users with the tools to upload and download songs.
Hospital Employee received 18 months in jail for HIPAA Violations On February 24, 2015, 30 years old Joshua Hippler, was found guilty for convicting HIPPA Violation and has been sentenced to serve 18 months in jail. Hippler was a former employee at East Texas hospital where he was alleged to have accessed to Protected Health Information. But instead he was intentionally selling patient’s information for his own personal gain. Hippler was indicted by a federal grand jury on Mar. 26, 2014 and the case was heard by United States Magistrate Judge John D. Love on August 28, 2014.
According to the information used in the article, tanning beds account approximately 400,000 cases of skin cancer in the United States each year, with 6,000 cases of melanoma. When the federal government collected data on tanning among high school students only since 2009, they were surprised because teens who use tanning beds do it a lot, about 10 times per year. High school girls said that they would rather visit tan salons than lay out on
In earlier days after the discovery of the Alzheimer disease, no treatment was given to Alzheimer’s patients because loss of memory or Alzheimer disease was considered as a natural process which happens with every individual. Earlier, the word “Senility” was used for Alzheimer disease and it was thought that Alzheimer is a new kind of mental disorder. According to Schmid (2008), a German Psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin first time used the term of Alzheimer disease in his famous book. In 1974, NIA (National Institute on Aging) was established by Congress to support the researches related to Alzheimer disease. During the era of 1976, Robert Katzman was a neurologist who found that Alzheimer disease is a prevalent form of Dementia.
Reveal & relate topic: We all need to learn about Zika today because it is currently rapidly spreading around the globe. III. Credibility: According to an article by Debra Goldschmidt on CNN, April 15th of 2016 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention screened a little over 4,000 people for the Zika virus between January and March. Over 4% tested positive for the virus. More than 94% tested negative and another 1% had an unspecified virus in the same family as Zika.
The second question was number seven, “What were your thoughts on Southam & Mandels punishment of getting their medical license suspended for just a year after everything that they did to patients? How does this demonstrate the power and privilege within the medical profession, then and now?” The fact that these doctors were able to literally give their patients cancer without their full knowledge, but didn’t receive either jail time or have their
Abe Fattah Anatomy & Physiology Mrs. Smith 10/7/14 It is estimated that 14,320 adults (8,090 men and 6,230 women) will die from this disease this year (ACO). And that 23,380 adults will be affected by it yearly in the United States (ACSO). The brain and spinal column make up the central nervous system, where all vital functions, such as thought, speech, and body movements are controlled. When a tumor grows in the central nervous system, it can affect a person's thought processes or movements. There are two types of brain tumors primary and secondary.
Hospitals can be sued for medical mal practice when they grant privileges to doctors that are not competent to perform procedure and failure to prevent patient form harm or death. This was the result that leading the estate to file claim against Amityville hospital for unlawful death
The trial and subsequent conviction of Martha Stewart on March 6, 2004, was as a result of insider trading and her attempt to cover it up. On December 27, 2001, she received a call from her stock broker’s assistant in regards to 3,928 shares that she owned in a bio pharmaceutical company called ImClone systems. She was informed that the co-founder Sam Waksal and family were selling all of their shares which prompted her to sell hers also. ImClone’s resources had been allocated for a decade into the development of a colon cancer drug named Erbitux. After executives received word from a source within the FDA that it wouldn’t be approved, knowing that once this info was made public the stock price would drop, Waskal decided to sell.
HIPAA Violation rocks hospital! An employee at St. Charles Health system accessed over 2400 patients’ medical records over a two-year period because they were curious. We all know that curiosity killed the cat and now it may have direr consequences for this curiosity seeker and the hospital system. HIPAA Violation without intent to commit fraud The employee who viewed the protected health information (PHI) without a legitimate reason to do so is in jeopardy of large civil fines, loss of their respective clinical license and criminal prosecution. Not to mention termination from their present position.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center finally agreed in 2014 to pay a settlement of $4.8 million dollars for HIPPA violations that happened in 2010 (McCann, 2014, para. 2). The violation involved patients’ electronic health records data being found on Google. According to McCann (2014), “the HIPPA breach transpired when a CU physician, who developed applications for NYP and CU, attempted to deactivate a personally-owned computer server on the network containing ePHI’ (para. 3).
All the President’s Men is a historical investigative story of the Watergate scandal that eventually forced President Richard Nixon to resign in the first year of his second term as a president. He is the only president that had to resign. The story is based on two Washington Post reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who investigated the Watergate story. The book started with Woodward receiving a call from the city editor of the Washington Post about a burglary at the Democratic headquarters. Bernstein was also assigned to report on the burglary at the Watergate hotel.