week 1 blog


Read the article "Accounting and Medicine: An Exploratory Investigation into Physicians’ Attitudes Toward the Use of Standard Cost-Accounting Methods in Medicine"  (attached as PDF below) and publish a blog entry summarizing the article and your thoughts on how healthcare can benefit from ethical accounting practice. When appropriate, cite and reference using APA 6th ed.

Here is the article: BlogWeek1Article.pdf 


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Published on Jun 23, 2014
Dr. Steven Pearson, president, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, discusses the differences in how payers, patients and the pharmaceutical industry consider the definition of "value." According to Dr. Pearson, "value" is more than just the acquisition cost of a medication, device or other health service—it also involves an assessment of the benefits relative to the costs.

He points out that there is a need for a conceptual framework to help different stakeholders understand what is included in the consideration of value, how best to measure it, and how to demonstrate it. He also notes that it can be difficult to integrate all of these different approaches into an evaluation.

Dr. Pearson spoke with us between his presentations on this topic on June 16, 2014, at the HTAi 11th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Published on Aug 24, 2012
How can Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy, benefit your organization?

Watch these excerpts from his keynote speech, "Ethical Intelligence."


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