Alcohol and Advertising Essay

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Jamie Schnittker Business Ethics Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work This article is about a nurse who finds out that a surgeon at her hospital who is performing unnecessary heart surgeries on some of his patience. This worried her because it put the patients in necessary danger so she alerted the authorities. After an investigation it was found that this was being down at a whole chain of hospitals. Even after being convicted HCA a was found to not be doing their job to alert the families and medicare of the compensation they owe them. The HCA tried to fraud Medicare and patients to up their costs and make more money. I think it is a terrible that these people would put patience in the danger of surgery just to make an extra buck. Hospitals should make sure to do a good job making sure that patients are in need of these surgeries before they are performed. Taking Double Cut, Surgeons Implant Their own Devices This article is a bout Gary Moore and how he need spinal fusion surgery but he died because of the operation. The patient was told that surgery was the best option because many of the other treatments had not been effective. However this was a very biased opinion because the surgeon operating had crated the equipment that was going inside the patient which meant he could not only charge the patient for surgery but also for the implant. This has given many surgeons the incentive to perform surgery on patients who do not necessarily need it. I think that it is really disappointing that in the past to article doctors have put people in harms way by performing dangerous surgery on patience who do not need it and in this case the patient died. I think laws definitely need to be put in place to prevent surgeons from using their on implant it may be cheaper but if they are going to take advantage of it that is immoral and unethical. With
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