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Faculty Listing: Board Member and Consulting Editor
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
Director and Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health and Society Medical College of Wisconsin
Shelly Morrow Mark
- Patients’ end-of-life wishes often not included in EHRs
- All families of potential donors aren’t offered opportunity
- Discussions often don’t occur on use of sedation at the end of life
- Public disclosure linked to far fewer payments to physicians
- Quality of palliative care training, bedside tools reduce end-of-life ICU use
- New recommendations on how to ethically manage findings
- PC measures must be applicable across variety of illnesses, settings
- “Disclosure gap” remains, despite overall trend toward transparency
- Discuss new developments in regulation and health care system approaches to bioethical issues applicable to specific health care systems
- Explain the implications for new developments in bioethics as it relates to all aspects of patient care and health care delivery in institutional settings
- Discuss the effect of bioethics on patients, their families, physicians, and society
Financial Disclosure:Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
(Consulting Editor), Shelly Morrow Mark
(Executive Editor), Leslie Hamlin
(Managing Editor), and Stacey Kusterbeck
(Contributing Editor) report no consultant, stockholder, speakers' bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.
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