The Influences of Medical Care Act Article 82 Amendment on Patients' Rights: On the Perspectives of Medical Institution's Civil Liability
The Amendment of Medical Care Act Article 82 no doubt would influence medical professionals, medical institutions, and patients. It might also cause significant changes in the medical industrial environment. However, ambiguous language, unclear legal conceptions, and contradictory frameworks of the Amendment might hinder the Act’s purposes. Citing Article 82(V) of the Amendment as an example, this paper analyzed the influences of the Amendment of Medical Act on medical institution’s legal responsibilities and patients’ rights from the perspectives of organizational liability, civil liability, intentional and negligent conduct, and affairs for medical practice.