This article addresses several ethical, regulatory, and legal issues in managed care with attention to recent court cases that focus on physicians'responsibility, fiduciary duty, and the impact that these legal decisions have on physicians practicing in a managed care environment.
Discussion of the impact of changes in the control of decision-making processes for physicians, the use of managed care protocols, restriction of resources, and gatekeeping systems are addressed as are the specific duties and obligations of physicians to their patients.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intégré, Ethique, Législation, Relation médecin malade, Impact social, Responsabilité professionnelle, Médecin, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Managed care, Ethics, Legislation, Physician patient relation, Social impact, Occupational responsibility, Physician, United States, North America, America, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0413137
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 19/12/1997.