What ethical grounds could ICU staff have for refusing, allowing her to die when she might live? ... The opinions expressed in this column represent the views of the contributor and do not reflect the opinion of the American College of Physicians or the
and self-administering life-ending medication.” ACP's ethics statements use the term “physician-assisted suicide,” as does this article.). ... a burden on family, said Lois Snyder, JD, director of ACP's Center for Ethics and Professionalism.
The ethics of performance measurement. For years I have argued that performance measurement has significant potential for unintended consequences. ... As I read the article, the implications of the ethical arguments stimulated my thoughts about
ACP Ethics Manual, seventh edition, reaffirms ethical tenets of medicine and reexamines their application in changing circumstances. ... 15. New or significantly expanded sections include those on precision medicine and genetic testing, research and
Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care. I have sued Medco for time spent filling out Prior Authorization forms, and won [ACP InternistWeekly, March 18, 2008]. ... And what physician has the time or inclination to engage
For doctors who blog, a 5-letter mnemonic and a top 10 list about professionalism. ... Each touched on professionalism in the age of social media. about to speak.
The ACP Ethics Manual, 7th edition, is now available in a Spanish-language edition. ... The Ethics Manual offers ethical guidance on genetic testing, telemedicine, end-of-life care, human subjects research, and more.
ACP's Ethics Manual spurs debate about costs of health care. I regard myself as a spirited patient advocate. ... This is an ethical game changer. According to the updated ethics manual, physicians should consider preserving health care resources for the
Is concierge medicine ethical, or elitist? Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), perhaps the most prestigious hospital in the United States, has just announced that it is joining the concierge medical universe. ... Dr. Kirsch is a full time practicing
Professional duties require physicians to recognize and address physician illness and impairment, according to the position paper, which was developed by ACP's Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee. ... Candilis PJ, Kim DT, Sulmasy LS; ACP