Thursday, June 28, 2012

Ethical Questions Remain After Supreme Court Ruling

The US Supreme Court has ruled and now it’s time to determine what’s next for reforming America’s healthcare system. 

In a statement, John Carney, president and CEO of the Center for Practical Bioethics, said the Court’s decision only protects the initial phase of healthcare reform, and much work remains to create a healthcare system that is just, ethical, fair and humane.

Carney says in coming weeks the Center will promote dialogue on the ethics of healthcare reform as we move past the Supreme Court ruling.


·         Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health-care law, Robert Barnes, N.C. Aizenman and William Branigin, Washington Post, June 28, 2012

·         Center statement, Ethical Implications of the US Supreme Court Ruling, John Carney

·         Just the Beginning: The Supreme Court and Ethical Healthcare Reform, John Carney, Myra Christopher and Terry Rosell, The Bioethics Channel podcast



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