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Author Rodwin, Marc A.

Title Medicine, Money, and Morals : Physicians' Conflicts of Interest
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents Foreword; Introduction; 1 Physicians' Conflicts of Interest; The Patient-Physician Relationship; What Are Conflicts of Interest?; The Changing Context of Medicine; 2 The Medical Profession's Response: 1890-1992; Conflicts of Interest and the AMA and ACS Response: 1890 to 1950; The Commercial Transformation: 1950s to 1980; The Ethics of Markets: 1980 to 1992; Bioethics; Conclusion; 3 Incentives to Increase Services: The Range of Existing Practices; Financial Arrangements That Create Conflicts of Interest; The Maze of Financial Incentives; The Unity of Conflicts of Interest
4 The Dangers of Incentives to Increase Services and the Ineffectiveness of Current ResponsesThe Dangers of Financial Incentives; Countering Financial Incentives: Utilization and Peer Review; The Limitations of Current Law and Policy; 5 Incentives to Decrease Services In HMOs and Hospitals; Withholding Services and Conflicts of Interest; HMOs and Financial Incentives; Hospitals and Financial Incentives; 6 The Dangers of Incentives to Decrease Services and the Ineffectiveness of Current Responses; The Dangers of Financial Incentives
Countering Financial Incentives: Peer Review and Quality AssuranceThe Limitations of Current Law; 7 Fiduciary Law and the Professions: Regulation of Civil Servants, Business Professionals, and Lawyers; Fiduciary Principles and the Professions; Conflicts of Interest of Public Officials; Conflicts of Interest in Business; Conflicts of Interest of Lawyers; Common Intervention Strategies to Hold Fiduciaries Accountable; Lessons for Physicians; 8 What Needs to Be Done?; The Limits of Disclosure as a Remedy; The Limits of Public Intervention; Policies for Physicians' Conflicts of Interest
The Job AheadIncentives, Ethics, Law, and Social Policy; Table of Acronyms; APPENDICES; A: The Concept of Conflict of Interest; B: Note on Physicians' Divided Loyalties; C: Bioethics and Medical School Ethics Education; D: The Sources and Data Used; E: Excerpts from Medical Codes of Ethics; Notes; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Summary In Values, Nature, and Culture in the American Corporation, distinguished ethicist William Frederick explores issues of fundamental importance to all who aspire to conduct their business affairs ethically. He begins with an examination of the three value systems in business that are basically incompatible, and therefore in constant tension. The first is the need for managers to efficiently allocate resources for maximum profits. The second is the natural tendency for managers, in pursuit of the first goal, to accumulate power for its own sake. The third is the desire for people in the communit
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ISBN 0198024266