Business Ethics and Health Care

The health care industry faces several aspects of ethical considerations in the business aspects of their practice. The challenges facing the industry are first outlined, followed by some ethical frameworks and guidelines that might be helpful in resolving these issues. A practical checklist of questions that health care providers should try to address as they face various ethical dilemmas in the business aspects of their profession is finally outlined.

Challenges in the Health Care Industry

The following are some of the major challenges facing the health care industry today.

Clinical Health Care Ethics

These are issues that deal with the practice of clinical medicine that physicians and their patients encounter as they work together to diagnose and receive treatment, respectively, for the disease. For example, who has the right ...

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