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The ethics of performance measurement

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
May 2019

Letter to the Editor

A reader reacts to ethics surrounding civilian and war-time prisoner containment. ... Regarding the article “ War dilemmas put medical ethics under fire” (ACP Internist, July/Aug 2008), the two cases presented should not pose ethical dilemmas to any
September 2008

Doctors debate the ethics of assisted suicide

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.
July 2010

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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
February 2019

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain. Medical ethical issues confront physicians daily. ... Many ethical decision points are rather quotidian, not situations that would serve as content for bioethical conferences.
May 2019

HeLa, HIPAA and the ethics of informed consent

What is interesting to me about the Henrietta Lacks story is comparing the evolution of biomedical research ethics in that era (1940s-70s) with the ethical dilemmas that face us today. ... Is it a witch-hunt, or is the cleansing of these relationships
May 2019

Dispensing drugs on site may help with patient compliance

There is an ethical concern in a way because obviously there is a profit motive,” said Michael Cohen, president of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. ... Gail J. Povar, FACP, a Bethesda, Md. internist who was the lead
March 2008

For doctors who blog, a 5-letter mnemonic and a top 10 list about professionalism

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.
May 2019

ACP's Ethics Manual spurs debate about costs of health care

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
May 2019

Is concierge medicine ethical, or elitist?

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
May 2019

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