Ethics, Social Responsibility and Finances in Healthcare Organizations

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Essay #: 057474
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Ethics, Social Responsibility and Finances in Healthcare Organizations
Overview
Ethics and social responsibility have a definitive place in healthcare organizations. At the same time, profit-oriented organizations have business-related decisions which put added pressures on the financial decision making process. Yet, non-profit healthcare organizations may have their own set of strict standards, as in the case of organizations with religious affiliations, which dictate other financial decision making processes. In either case, healthcare organizations have a great deal of responsibility to strike fine balances between all these aforementioned factors.
Considerations
Financial Decision-Making Responsibilities
Roman Catholic hospitals are at...
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.....atters is not likely to subside any time soon. The will of individual patients should ultimately take precedence as the opinions of others should ethically pale in comparison to those opinions of the actual patients who are enduring their conditions.
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