Tribute: Professor William Edward Wallace

Hiram H. Lesar

Legal Regulation of Health Personnel Symposium: Introduction

The following three Articles are devoted to an examination of the legal framework of the health services, and its effect upon the adequacy and flexibility of health care delivery systems to meet present and projected needs and demands. If any central focus can be predicated of the whole study, it is this: to what extent does the current legal framework of health care hinder or encourage those innovations which must…

Licensure of Pysicians

Edward H. Forgotson, Roger W. Newman and Ruth Roemer
This Article examines the most significant features of state medical licensure laws: the scope of mandatory licensure, including the important question of authority for delegations of functions; the nature and role of state licensing agencies; qualifications for licensure candidates, including accreditation of medical schools; license registration and renewal, and reinstatement of lapsed licenses; recognition of licenses of other jurisdictions; and license suspension or revocation, and reinstatement of removed licenses.

Medical Devices and Paramedical Personnel: A Preliminary Context for Emerging Problems

Arthur Allen Leff

Innovations in the Organization of Health Services: Inhibiting vs. Permissive Regulation

Edward H. Forgotson, Roger W. Newman and Ruth Roemer
This Article concerns the effect of current legal rules upon the possibility of developing non-profit, consumer-sponsored, prepaid comprehensive health-service programs. Concomitantly considered are the effects of existing law upon physician sponsored plans, such as Blue Shield, and upon institutional practice under which non-profit hospitals or other institutions employ salaried physicians. The legal areas covered include: (1) Rules prohibiting the corporate practice of medicine; (2) Enabling acts permitting the operation of…

The Law of Administrative Standing and the Public Right of Intervention