Health Care Systems: Moral Conflicts in European and by H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr. (auth.), Hans-Martin Sass, Robert

By H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr. (auth.), Hans-Martin Sass, Robert U. Massey (eds.)

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Run by competitive profit organizations on the local level could provide basic information on the status of cardiovascular or organ systems, together with understandable explanations, references, and advice on risk management options. S. services should be run on a competitive basis in order for the consumer to maximize the benefits from competition in information research, processing, and interpretation. S. through specialized agencies, which then would reduce some of the risks of direct bureaucratic involvement in serving the citizen.

III. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM OR MEDICAL INTERVENTION SYSTEM The weaknesses in our policies as a result of not taking cultural and moral values into account are not always readily apparent because the existing so called Health Care Systems are in actuality Medical Intervention Systems. (1) The two values, discussed by Engelhardt ([10], p. " The Commission goes even further and holds that "by creating impossible demands on society'S resources for health care, such formulations have risked negating the entire notion of a moral obligation to secure care for those who lack it" ([22], vol.

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