Kimberly A. Baldwin-Stried Reich
In this chapter, you will learn how to
• Discuss the sources and structure of law within the United States
• Delineate the differences between federal, state, and local courts
• Describe the process of the discovery and admissibility of the electronic record as evidence into a court of law
• Consider the role the technology plays as the underpinning of the nation’s evolving healthcare information infrastructure
A law is defined as “any system of regulations to govern the conduct of the people of a community, society or nation, in response to the need for regularity, consistency and justice based upon collective human experience.”1 A regulation is defined as a set of “requirements the government imposes on private ...