Do you have increasing numbers of mergers between health care facilities occurring in you community or state? Do the mergers involve one or more religious facilities? Do you notice if the mergers…Continue
"Both of you may be interested in this report, just released by MergerWatch and the ACLU
MISCARRIAGE OF MEDICINE: The Growth of Catholic Hospitals and the Threat to Reproductive Health Care (attached).
It documents the growing…"
"Extroverts used to intimidate me. I have learned, and am continuing to learn, that they are a source of information I can draw from. Now that I see them as a source of knowledge, and use them that way, they feel listened to (something extroverts…"
"I just got my results back from formally taking the Meyer's Briggs (through a doctor, not online) and I scored differently than online. I scored I - strongly, S- strongly, T-strongly, J/P-and discussion with the doctor leads me to think the J…"
"As it comes to a practicing physician vs. the RC church, I debate the church's adherence to the Hippocratic oath, particularly as regards the issue of abortion. I posted this article a couple years back, and it has many fellows as…"
It's a complicated question.
Some medical schools use, instead of the Hippocratic oath, "The Declaration of Geneva". It is a more modernized declaration of principles for doctors.
At the time of being admitted as a member…"
Here is one for you.Physicians often take the Hippocratic Oath, a pledge to abide by a set of ethical principles while practicing medicine (modern version from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocratic_Oath):I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant:I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to…See More
A place to discus ethics from an atheist point of view. Atheists need to be prepared to respond when a theist claims that only morals and ethics come from a god. A place to understand the difference between natural and supernatural ethical systems.See More
"The second test killed me, too. I see yesterday's post did not show. I scored 10/15 on the second test. It was much tougher.
Personally, I appreciate true logic problems, the ones you buy in games magazines. Now those are a real challenge, and…"
"Yes, I am going to keep adding information to this thread, in case anyone is searching for information on mergers.
Just found the Catholic Health Religious Doctrine. Attached.
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services…"