Ethical issue in Medicine Name Date Ethical Issue in Medicine Ethical issue: A physician sharing patient information without their permission/consent of a third party other than the parties attending to the patient and without the patient's consent. The patient has the right to privacy when it comes to their medical information. The physician attending to the patient has to ensure that confidentially is maintained so that all the information is kept safe and confidential from other parties not attending to the patient not unless the patient has given their consent. Typically conversations between a doctor and the patient are very confidential and access to such information is monitored. The task of safeguarding the medical information and records is done by the ethics committee in the health care department. This is also ensured by the state and the federal certain scenario. Here the physician will informs the patient of the scenarios where they can provide their information to the public and the pressing reasons for doing this to avoid some repercussions in the future. To sum up the physicians should ensure confidentiality in respect to the patient’s medical records. All information pertaining to the patient should be provided privacy and not issued to the wrong parties. References Heubel F. & Biller-Andorno N. (2005). The contribution of Kantian moral theory to Contemporary medical ethics: a critical analysis. Medicine Healthcare and Philosophy 8(1) 5-18. Murray E. Pollack L. White M. & Lo B. (2007). Clinical decision-making: Patients Preferences and experiences. Patient education and counseling 65(2) 189-196. Pence G. E. (2004). Classic Cases in Medical Ethics: Accounts of Cases that have shaped Medical Ethics with Philosophical Legal and Historical Backgrounds. [...]
**i work in the medical field** Using current online research, from reliable and scholarly sources, identify, describe, examine, and analyze a pertinent ethical issue in your field. How will your study of ethics help determine your position on that ethical issue? Include the ethical perspective(s), theories, and terminology from the textbook that support your position. Your textbook and outside sources are required. Your 1 deliverable should be 3-4 pages long, including a title and a reference page. APA format, in-text citations, and a list of references are required. Save your Homework in a Word document and submit to the Unit 1 Homework dropbox.