Gain a critical, thorough understanding of the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management (HIM) with McWay's LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 5E. Designed to help you successfully navigate today's legal issues, this edition focuses on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. You examine the latest information on the role of social media in health care as well as future legal and ethical trends in health care IT. Expanded coverage explores developments and regulations impacting data privacy and protection, substance abuse, patient rights, and patient confidentiality. New critical-thinking exercises, case studies, and enrichment activities emphasize the practicality of what you are learning while helping you refine problem-solving skills. All content reflects current CAHIIM standards. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, this edition with MindTap digital learning resources provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today.