14 January 1982 Legal Implications Associated With New Medical Imaging Technology
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The application of biomedical engineering advances to health care delivery has provided both opportunities and challenges. One of these has been considerations of resource acquisition and distribution. Guidelines, agencies, modalities and devices have become increasingly apparent. Applications of the laws of agency and concepts of vicarious responsibility are particularly relevant. Certificate of Need legislation has led to antitrust considerations that are exceedingly complex. This presentation will attempt to evaluate some of the legal aspects resulting from the acquisition, allocation, and application of the many exciting technologies that are the subject of this symposium.
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A. Everette James, A. Everette James, Henry P. Pendergrass, Henry P. Pendergrass, W. Hoyt Stephens, W. Hoyt Stephens, C. Leon Partain, C. Leon Partain, F. David Rollo, F. David Rollo, James Blumstein, James Blumstein, Terry Calvani, Terry Calvani, Donald Hall, Donald Hall, Thomas Sherrard, Thomas Sherrard, Charles Quimby, Charles Quimby, Ronald R. Price, Ronald R. Price, "Legal Implications Associated With New Medical Imaging Technology", Proc. SPIE 0318, 1st Intl Conf and Workshop on Picture Archiving and Communication Systems, (14 January 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.967694; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967694


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