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Ethics in Health Administration : A Practical Approach for Decision Makers

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9780763726522

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0763726524
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Pub. Date:
9/7/2005
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Jones & Bartlett
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Summary

Second Edition available in October! Useful to both graduate and undergraduate learners, Ethics in Health Administration: A Practical Approach for Decision Makers translates the principles and practice of ethics into usable information for application To The real world of health care administration. Based on a model that centers on the administratorsrs" role in practice-based ethics, this text also recognizes influences that impact their ethics in decision making. Fictional cases based on real world events help to emphasize chapter content and make it interesting For The learner. Each chapter contains at least two cases for class discussion, As well as references and websites.

Table of Contents

Gratitudes xi
Contributors xiii
Section I Foundations for Ethics 1(78)
Introduction
1(3)
Reference
4(1)
Chapter 1 Practical Theory
5(20)
Points to Ponder
5(1)
Words to Remember
5(1)
Introduction
5(1)
Why Study Ethics Theory?
6(1)
St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
7(1)
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
8(2)
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
10(2)
John Rawls (1921-2002)
12(2)
Personal Ethics Theorists
14(1)
Martin Buber (1878-1965)
14(2)
Lawrence Kohlberg (1927-1987)
16(3)
Viktor Frankl (1905-1997)
19(1)
What Is Ethics?
20(2)
Summary
22(1)
Web Resources
22(1)
References
22(3)
Chapter 2 Autonomy
25(20)
Points to Ponder
25(1)
Words to Remember
25(1)
Introductions and Definitions
25(1)
Autonomy as Informed Consent
26(3)
Autonomy as Confidentiality
29(2)
Autonomy as Truth-Telling
31(2)
Autonomy as Fidelity
33(2)
Summary
35(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
36(7)
Web Resources
43(1)
References
43(2)
Chapter 3 Nonmaleficence and Beneficence
45(18)
Points to Ponder
45(1)
Words to Remember
45(1)
Introduction and Definitions
45(1)
Nonmaleficence in Health Care Settings
46(4)
Beneficence in Health Care Settings
50(3)
Summary
53(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
53(9)
Web Resources
62(1)
References
62(1)
Chapter 4 Justice
63(16)
Points to Ponder
63(1)
Words to Remember
63(1)
Introduction and Definitions
63(1)
Justice for Patients
64(1)
Distributive Justice
65(4)
Staff Justice
69(3)
Summary
72(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
73(4)
Web Resource
77(1)
References
77(2)
Section II External Influences on Ethics 79(94)
Introduction
79(4)
Chapter 5 Quis Custodiet Ispos Custodes? Who Will Guard the Guardians?
83(28)
Points to Ponder
83(1)
Words to Remember
83(1)
The Age of Accountability
84(7)
The Ethics of Advocacy
91(2)
The Ethics of Staff Competency
93(8)
Summary
101(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
101(7)
Web Resources
108(1)
References
108(3)
Chapter 6 Market Forces and Ethics
111(22)
Points to Ponder
111(1)
Words to Remember
111(1)
Introduction and Definitions of Market Forces
112(1)
General Market Forces
112(2)
Managed Care and Ethics
114(4)
Where Is the Ethics?
118(4)
Integrated Medicine (IM) and Ethics
122(4)
Summary
126(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
127(5)
Web Resources
132(1)
References
132(1)
Chapter 7 Social Responsibility and Ethics
133(18)
Points to Ponder
133(1)
Words to Remember
133(1)
What Is Social Responsibility in the Health Care Business?
134(2)
Prevention as Social Responsibility
136(4)
Quality Assurance as Social Responsibility
140(2)
Summary
142(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
142(7)
Web Resources
149(1)
References
149(2)
Chapter 8 Technology and Ethics
151(22)
Points to Ponder
151(1)
Words to Remember
151(1)
Technology and Its Impact on Health Care
152(4)
Emergent Technologies and Future Issues
156(3)
Technology and Ethics
159(2)
Technology and the Role of the Health
Care Administrator
161(1)
Summary
162(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
162(8)
Web Resources
170(1)
References
170(3)
Section III Organizational Influences on Ethics 173(94)
Introduction
173(2)
Chapter 9 No Mission No Margin: Fiscal Responsibility
175(20)
Points to Ponder
175(1)
Words to Remember
175(1)
Show Me the Money
176(2)
Margin versus Mission: A Delicate Balance
178(7)
Summary
185(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
186(6)
Web Resources
192(1)
References
193(2)
Chapter 10 Organization Culture and Ethics
195(20)
Points to Ponder
195(1)
Words to Remember
195(1)
Culture: A Macro and Micro View
196(4)
The Health Care Culture Responds: Ethics Committees
200(3)
Assisting the Process: Choosing a Decision-Making Model
203(2)
Summary
205(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
205(8)
Web Resources
213(1)
References
214(1)
Chapter 11 Corporate Compliance: The Letter or the Spirit of the Law
215(26)
Points to Ponder
215(1)
Words to Remember
215(1)
Introduction
216(1)
A Historical View
216(13)
Ethics of Quality Programs
229(2)
Summary
231(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
232(6)
Web Resources
238(1)
References
238(3)
Chapter 12 Patient Issues and Ethics
241(26)
Points to Ponder
241(1)
Words to Remember
241(1)
Paternalism, or "We Know What's Best"
242(2)
The Patient Health Care Experience
244(3)
Measuring the Patient Experience
247(2)
How Does Measurement Relate to Ethics?
249(1)
Providing Care through a Different Vision: Patient-Centered Care and Ethics
250(5)
Summary
255(1)
Cases for Your Consideration
256(8)
Web Resource
264(1)
References
265(2)
Section IV The Inner Circle of Ethics 267(72)
Introduction
267(2)
Chapter 13 Moral Integrity
269(24)
Points to Ponder
269(1)
Words to Remember
269(1)
Definitions of Morality
269(2)
What Do the Experts Say about Morality?
271(8)
Maintaining Your Moral Integrity
279(2)
Summary
281(1)
10 Challenges for Maintaining Moral Integrity
281(11)
Web Resources
292(1)
References
292(1)
Chapter 14 Codes of Ethics and Administrative Practice
293(18)
Points to Ponder
293(1)
Words to Remember
293(1)
Introduction to Codes of Ethics for Professionals
294(1)
Why Bother with Codes of Ethics?
294(3)
Code of Ethics for the American College of Healthcare Executives
297(2)
Learning from Other Codes
299(7)
Limitations and Criticisms of Codes
306(1)
Summary
307(1)
Five Challenges for Living in Code
307(2)
Web Resources
309(1)
References
309(2)
Chapter 15 Practicing as an Ethical Administrator
311(20)
Points to Ponder
311(1)
Words to Remember
311(1)
Introduction
312(1)
Wisdom from the Masters: Ethics in Practice
312(6)
Key Processes of Health Care Administration and Ethics
318(8)
Voices from the Field
326(1)
Summary
327(1)
Challenges
328(1)
Web Resources
329(1)
References
329(2)
Chapter 16 Where Do We Go from Here?
331(8)
Points to Ponder
331(1)
Words to Remember
331(1)
Summary of Previous Chapters
331(3)
The Future, or Who Hid the Crystal Ball?
334(4)
Final Summary
338(1)
Web Resources
338(1)
References
338(1)
References 339(6)
Index 345


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