medical ethics

Managed Care — Corporate Socialized Medicine

No wonder physicians are demoralized, leaving the profession early, and joining labor unions. They are being enslaved by managed care masters and HMOs, while the concept of managed competition is destroying the medical profession. Yet, it’s the American public, all of us as ultimate patients, who have the most to lose. The concept of managed …

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Transformation of Medical Ethics Through Time (Part I): Medical Ethics and Statist Controls

In matters of style, swim with the current;in matters of principle, stand firm like a rock.Thomas Jefferson The Corporate Practice of Medicine One hears repeatedly that managed care penetration in health care delivery continues unabated; that it continues to interpose itself in the medical decision-making process erstwhile reserved to the patient and his physician; and …

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On the Moral Virtues and Evolving Professional Ethics: A Message to Physicians by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Cardinal Virtues It has been written by the great thinkers of the Western intellectual tradition that the chief moral virtues — the four cardinal virtues — are courage (or fortitude), temperance, justice, and prudence. According to the modern philosopher Mortimer J . Adler, the four cardinal virtues are the virtues which constitute the moral …

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On the Moral Virtues and Evolving Professional Ethics: A Message to Physicians by Miguel A. Faria, MD

The Cardinal Virtues It has been written by the great thinkers of the Western intellectual tradition that the chief moral virtues — the four cardinal virtues — are courage (or fortitude), temperance, justice, and prudence. According to the modern philosopher Mortimer J . Adler, the four cardinal virtues are the virtues which constitute the moral …

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