discussion post 1


The principle of justice in healthcare revolves around the perception of doing what is fair for an individual. Yet, in healthcare we must also consider the principle of distributive justice, which is concerned with what is right for a community or society. Before responding, read Chapter 4 in your text and view the video clip below. Though the video below is only about five minutes in length, there is also a shorter version of this clip in the Media folder (wait for the video to load) that focuses on main points. Turn your speakers up or use a headset if possible. 

After reading the chapter and watching the Michael Thaler video clip, please respond to the following:

Watch VideoMichael Thaler – Balancing Act: Medical Ethics and Health Care ReformDuration: 7:22
User: n/a – Added: 1/13/10YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL7Mu4Pna2oHow do you plan on being a just administrator? What challenges do administrators face in their efforts to be just? Our health care system resides in a market driven economy. How does this complicate the issue of providing help to those who need it? Share your thoughts about the concept of duty, as a person and a professional struggling with making decisions.

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