Every Healthcare manager has a lot of things to oversee and control as they are responsible for the healthy and safe treatment of the patients. It’s not just related to the basic needs that the patients require, most of these are some clauses set for the safe return of patients from treatment centers. These common issues are directly related to the entire treatment as well as the personal thoughts and values of the health managers.
With every patient, even the tiniest of mistake can change the aftermath completely. Healthcare managers are responsible for overlooking all the documents materials about the patient for the doctors. These documents can include patient’s complete history including any kind of allergy or medication already prescribed. Not only his but also the detail of the procedure the patient requires. This ensures safe treatment without any kind of reaction to new medicine. There have been alleged cases where wrong treatments were performed and the facility ended up with lawsuits.
Informed consent is one of the most important aspect which is often the reason for many lawsuits, it means that whatever kind of treatment that the patient is receiving from the health givers has to remain confidential. In detail, it means the doctor explains the entire procedure to the patient which includes the side effects and the benefits both. The document is signed to waive any kind of confusion regarding the treatment. It is also advised that no sort of information should be left behind. The document is said to keep confidential and is only used if there arises any kind of conflict or a new notion. If the health care manager loses the document or adds more information later the paper is signed he can face some serious troubles. Therefore, any kind of altercations with the document can land the manager in jail.
Conflicts Of Interest
Another prominent ethical dilemma which majority of the healthcare managers face on a larger scale is the conflict of interest. This is something which often results in harming a lot of patients. A lot of pharmaceutical companies often send samples to many doctors and healthcare professionals to test and sell. It is however the duty of the professionals to always test whether the medicines are good for the patient or not. This is where the conflict of interest arises as often many doctors as well as health care professionals are paid to sell medicine which has either harmful side effects or no possible positive effect at all. This is something which takes the entire boat around and takes it to a whole other level.
Death And Dying
Last but not the least Death and Dying is yet another ethical dilemma faced by the health care professionals on a daily basis. The common topic discussed today is the doctor assisted suicides which in easier term is when doctors help patients end their life who are fighting a deadly battle with a disease that they will eventually lose. Many states does not yet permit this but it is allegedly reported to be