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Discharge Dilemmas: Patients with Disabilities

Consider someone leaving a hospital, after their care is completed at that location, to return to their home and local community. As discharge plans are made to continue their care, their healing, their rehabilitation, are there ethical challenges that arise? Can there be biases that shape that plan because of their ability, disability, lack of […]

Paying Attention: Looking Back, Looking Forward (2019)

As we look back on 2018 and forward to 2019, our guests are editors of key healthcare ethics journals with an international readership: Gregory  E. Kaebnick, Editor, The Hastings Center Report – The Hastings Center Leslie LeBlanc, Managing Editor, Journal of Clinical Ethics Fr. Charles Bouchard, Editor, Health Care Ethics USA – Catholic Health Association of the United States What are […]

Psychiatric Disability and Life Threatening Non-Adherence

Imagine a patient who suffers from an underlying psychiatric disability and comes to a hospital with a critical illness after prolonged non-adherence to a medical treatment plan. Because of their inability to follow a treatment plan, the patient now faces an end-of-life situation, even though the condition would otherwise not be considered terminal. I am […]

HMA PC Music

Rough-Cut Intro (for preview only – will remove audio watermark if finalized):   Other Music Choices Requested News: Inspirational: Guit Pop: Groovy Town: Chug N Pick: Cheer Up: California Theme:

Richard Rohr | Being Grounded at Work

Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher who comes from the tradition of Christian mysticism. He has been called “one of the most popular spirituality authors and speakers in the world. Fr Rohr is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. An author of over […]