Applying an ethical decision-making tool to a nurse management dilemma
- Cost reduction hinges on seeking the big picture. Albertson, David // Employee Benefit News;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p11
Focuses on nonmedical and indirect treatment costs and ways in which they can be recognized in health care finance and medical decision making. Details on the effect of indirect health care cost on patients, caregivers, families, employers and insurers; Relation of indirect costs to medical...
- From the Editorsï¿½ Desk: Confronting Costs of Care at the End of Life. Kravitz, Richard; Feldman, Mitchell // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Oct2010, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p997
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Roslyn Weaver on the principles of clear communication, building safe and reliable systems, one on the factors that influence rejecting opportunities to enroll in hospice and on the process of medical decision...
- THE INFLUENCE OF CLINICAL SUPERVISION ON NURSES' MORAL DECISION MAKING. Berggren, Ingela; Severinsson, Elisabeth // Nursing Ethics;Mar2000, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p124
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of clinical supervision on nurses' moral decision making. The sample consisted of 15 registered nurses who took part in clinical supervision sessions. Data were obtained from interviews and analysed by a hermeneutic transformative process....
- Steps toward transparency. Fifer, Joseph // Modern Healthcare;6/17/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 24, p28
No abstract available.
- Patient participation may increase costs. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;6/29/2013, Issue 681, p7
The article discusses research being done on the association of patient preferences for participation in decision making with length of stay and costs, which references a study by H. J. Tak et al. published in the May 27, 2013 issue of "JAMA Internal Medicine."
- Use of decision aids for patients âˆ’ potential savings questionable. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Feb2014, Issue 695, p10
The article discusses the findings of a review published in the "British Medical Journal" (BMJ) which investigates potential savings in healthcare costs from 8 to 3,068 dollars through the use of decision aids for patients.
- First consider the overall process of care. Petrie, J.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/2/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6933, p906
Analyzes the process of cost of health care. Participation of consumers on the decision of implementation of drug rationing policy; Validation of scoring system of drug rationing; Problem in allocation of scarce resources for drugs budget.
- Fairness is at issue. Chadwick, Ruth // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/2/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6933, p907
Analyzes the Bochner et al's model on the allocation of health care resources. Desirability of consistency in decision making in drug rationing; Description of Bochner et al's model; Importance of patients participation in the decision making of drug rationing implementation.
- Why you have to make those tough decisions. Carpenito, Lynda Juall // RN;Aug85, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p10
Presents a situation wherein a head nurse did not exercise her decision-making responsibility. Authority of the head nurse in making decisions; Difficulty of denying a request; Lack of the understanding of the options.