Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses the factors that influence physician referrals and his roadmap for how health care organizations can influence referrals in ways that respect choice and protect patient well-being

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Medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins and Brigham and Women’s Hospital provide a roadmap to the health care holy grail of higher quality, lower cost care via referrals, while avoiding the ethical pitfalls of managed care in the 1990s.

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In our #NursingEthics series, Clareen Wiencek blogs about nurses’ obligations to improve end-of-life care and help patients die well

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Matters of Life and Death

January 13, 2014

Berman Institute experts work with the news media to bring clarity to the complex issues surrounding brain death

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Cynda Hylton Rushton on end of life decisions and how our experiences are rarely as we’ve planned or anticipated

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Impositions upon the agency of individuals are generally suspect, but they become even more morally perilous when that imposition is being justified as necessary medical care

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