Health Care Ethics
The authors of this text Morrison and Furlong (2014) provide an overview and explanation why a foundation in healthcare theory and principles is important for providers of care in various roles and health care systems. They acknowledge that the changes in the way the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) 0f 2010 is premised is changing health care in this country highlighting that; “health care will receive even more scrutiny and must provide high-quality, patient-centered, researched-based care with fewer or different types of resources.” Attention will be focused on how care is provided as well as the costs associated with care, and you as a manager will be responsible for various services in your organization.
Please discuss why you should have a foundation in ethics if you are involved in health care? And
How can knowledge of ethical theory assist you in your role (or planned role) in health care?