A new role for institutional ethics committees: organizational ethics.

@article{Spencer1997ANR,
  title={A new role for institutional ethics committees: organizational ethics.},
  author={Edward M Spencer},
  journal={The Journal of clinical ethics},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={372-6}
}
New methods for financing and managing healthcare organizations have caused concerns regarding how these changes will affect the ethics of the care of patients. To address these concerns, the JCAHO has, for the first time, promulgated a standard requiring that each HCO develop and operate under a code of organizational ethics. This standard is now a part of… CONTINUE READING