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
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
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
Readers respond to Mindful Medicine, Ethics columns. Dr. Groopman's comments about cognition are valuable. ... Ronald L. Hirsch, FACP. Elgin, Ill. I was delighted to see the attention given to ethical issues in everyday practice, [ACP Internist, January
There are few ethical guidelines from medical societies about the use of smart drugs. ... So the question here would be, is this an appropriate care option for healthy people?” said Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD, director of ACP's Center for Ethics and
The Soviets broke up the elements of professionalism, so that physicians couldn't engage in the sort of things that we consider elemental—going to meetings, publishing, meeting with peers.
online. Payments should be commensurate with the time, effort and actual expense on the research project, according to Lois Snyder, director of the College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism. ... College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism,
This flies in the face of the American Medical Association's ethics policy, which prohibits placebo use without a patient's knowledge on the basis that it undermines trust and could ... See sidebar: “Are placebos ethical?”). “It's clear from the
However, Carrie Horwitch, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, pointed out that accessing a patient's record when there is no longer a ... Much of what will be included in the guidelines will simply reinforce
We want to respect the ethical principles of autonomy and do no harm. ... It blends in with ethical principles like autonomy, beneficence, justice, and do no harm.