Are they patients or customers?

Can we treat patients as customers? In this episode, I discuss the following points:1- How the relationship between the doctors and the patients moved from trust-based to rights-based?2- What pushed the healthcare system towards a business model?3- What could be ethically problematic if we treat patients as customers?Then, I offer a few suggestions on howContinue reading “Are they patients or customers?”

To do or not to do?

Bioethics tries to help researchers and practitioner to answer 3 main questions:1- What should we do?2- Why we should do it (and not the other alternative)?3- How to do it? In this episode, we try to summarize the main philosophical schools of thought by deconstructing the act into 4 main components: The Act, the DoerContinue reading “To do or not to do?”