At this healthcare policy conference, the seemingly marginal number of healthcare providers amongst the lawyers, economists and other policy makers surprised me.
This year: The Ethics of the Patient-Doctor Relationship
To whom does a doctor owe loyalty? An employer or insurance contract, government (“state”) rules, or the patient?
What happens when regulations, government policy, and other third parties insert their priorities into medical decision making?
How does the concept of “social justice” affect the patient-doctor relationship?
Innovations in Healthcare Delivery: All are welcome to join us for a FREE lunch lecture with Dr. Beth Haynes, medical director of Benjamin Rush Institute. The need for affordable, high quality medical care in the US is an ongoing discussion. There are some exciting models that are achieving these goals, both in the US […]
Innovations in Healthcare Delivery: All are welcome to join us for a FREE lunch lecture with Dr. Beth Haynes, medical director of Benjamin Rush Institute. This talk is co-hosted by the SUNY Downstate student chapter of the American Medical Association and the Downstate Medical Entrepreneurship Club. The need for affordable, high quality medical care in the […]
Too often in healthcare discussions, terms are used without clarity, or without really thinking through the possible downsides of what is being proposed. By investigating various view points we can best sort out the strength and weaknesses of various options, and come to our own conclusions about what best serves the patient-doctor relationship.