Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics

Health care administrators are confronted with ethical dilemmas and difficult decision making during their work. As we have already discovered, there are important interactions between ethical behaviors and legal issues. Health care administrators need to understand the relationships as well as the distinct differences. Health care institutions have ethics committees that play a central role in the protection of patient’s rights, the organization as a whole, and its staff._x000D_
Imagine you work as a professional health care administrator in a large medical center. You have been asked to present a paper at a professional conference on medical ethics and caregiver-patient encounters. You must write a paper about a significant physician-patient ethical dilemma in a medical setting, defending the decision and conclusions made._x000D_
Below is a resource with multiple ethical case studies that involved patients, their families, and members of the interdisciplinary team. Choose one of the scenarios on this site, or select a case of your own choosing from another resource._x000D_
Medical Ethics and Physician-Patient Encounters: Case Studies and Best Practices._x000D_
Your paper should be 3–5 pages and should include a title page and references, for a total of 5–7 page_x000D_
Prepare a brief from the perspective of a lead administrator dealing with an ethical dilemma._x000D_
Apply ethical and moral theories to a case study involving a patient and caregivers._x000D_
Outline the ethical concerns and potential outcomes in a selected ethical dilemma._x000D_
Propose a solution to mitigate the issues raised in a selected ethical dilemma._x000D_
Defend the solution from an ethical standpoint._x000D_
Use at least three peer-reviewed articles less than five years old.

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