TITLE

Medical Ethics: Economic Issues

AUTHOR(S)
Bigoney, Rebecca M.; Spencer, Edward M.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2009, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the various issues affecting medical ethics in the U.S. These include the implementation of health care rationing, utilizing capitation for paying physicians on the health services they offer to patients, healthcare choice and control, and organizational ethics which focus on the conflict of interest of providing medical care and profit margins. It states that problems on medical ethics arise when patients and physicians are prevented to freely choose medical options.
ACCESSION #
44052720

 

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