Describe The Effect Of Professional ACHE Standards On Personal Ethical Issues

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Ethical Self-Assessment HCS/545-Health Law and Ethics September 15, 2014 Kenneth Pincus Ethical Self-Assessment The history of healthcare is one of constant discovery, progress, and invention. Health law and ethics describes the behavior of the professionals operating within the health care industry. Those involved in this decision-making process must consider ethical principles including justice, autonomy, beneficence and nonmaleficence as well as professional and organizational ethical standards and codes. Many factors have contributed to the growing concern in healthcare organizations over ethical issues, including issues of access and affordability, pressure to reduce costs, mergers and acquisitions, financial and other resource constraints, and advances in medical technology that complicate decision making near the end of life. Healthcare executives have a responsibility to address the growing number of complex ethical dilemmas they are facing, but they cannot and should not make such decisions alone or without a sound decision-making framework. This paper will summarize knowledge gain on personal ethical decision making from the self-assessment. It will describe the effect of professional ACHE standards on personal ethical decision making. It equally will cover how individual ethics influence personal decision making. Last it will…show more content…
The commitment of management to monitor annual ethics education for all employees can produce favorable results. There should be clear communication to the employees of what is honorable and expected behaviors in the organization. Employees can further develop themselves by taking self-assessment tests to help them develop skills necessary to make sound ethical decisions. Organizations must maintain and stand firm on a clear cut policy that ethical methods are the only way of doing

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