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Workplace Ethical Issues

Please help me explain at least four ethical issues within today's business environment that impact your community and healthcare.

Please include any references used.

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1. Please help me explain at least four ethical issues within today's business environment that impact your community and healthcare.

Four ethical issue prevalent in the American health system that impact all communities include:

1. Compromising quality for cost management

Rising cost has resulted in paying physicians less, to nursing shortages increased medial errors and deaths, poor physician-patient relationships and others. One author, for instance, "dares to raise the moral relevance of cost and appropriate use of resources in the moral assessment of individual clinical cases. He believes that health care providers need to shift their thinking to accommodate both cost and quality considerations. His community-based ethics, grounded in a notion of justice, recognizes cost control as an ethical value that recommends a standard of using not the best, but the least expensive, intervention that works well?http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3859/is_200203/ai_n9048347

This is important in every community, as people begin to lose faith in the healthcare system. It also impacts the type of care people get in hospitals, where there has been a higher degree of medical errors, some even causing death.

2. Growing and total number of uninsured Americans

In 2006, Annual Census Bureau estimates showed 47 million people, or 15.8 percent of the U.S. population, were without health insurance representing a ...

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By example, this solution explains at least four ethical issues within today's business environment that impact your community and healthcare. References included.

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