AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. November 2017, Volume 19, Number 11: 1059-1150.

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Ethics of Collaborative Health Systems Design

Ethics Poll

Poll Question

Former patients have been incorporated into a hospital’s strategic planning team for fall prevention, but some clinicians claim the patients’ participation is slowing the process down. How should the clinician in charge of the team respond?

Find a discussion of responses to this question in the November 2017 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Poll Question

A patient in an online obesity support group is encouraging other patients to try a weight loss device that isn’t medically indicated. Should the clinician in charge of the support group intervene?

Find a discussion of responses to this question in the November 2017 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Peer-Reviewed CME Article

Social Media Channels in Health Care Research and Rising Ethical Issues
Samy A. Azer
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From the Editor

Co-Creation in Health Systems Design
Sonya Makhni
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Ethics Cases

What Critical Ethical Values Guide Strategic Planning Processes in Health Care Organizations?
Commentary by Matthew Kucmanic and Amy R. Sheon
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What Should Leaders Do When Inefficiency Is Perceived as a Cost of Inclusivity in Strategic Planning Processes in Health Care?
Commentary by Aveena Kochar and Alia Chisty
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Should Health Care Organizations Use Information Gleaned from Organization-Sponsored Patient Support Groups in Strategic Planning?
Commentary by Priya Nambisan
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Podcast

Bringing “Design Thinking” to Health Care: An Interview with John Meyer, Laura Webb, and Dr. Bon Ku Listen

The Code Says

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics’ Opinions Related to Co-Creation of Health Care Systems
Danielle Hahn Chaet
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Medical Education

Co-Creating an Expansive Health Care Learning System
Alan Cribb, John Owens, and Guddi Singh
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State of the Art and Science

How Should Organizations Promote Equitable Distribution of Benefits from Technological Innovation in Health Care?
Satish Nambisan and Priya Nambisan
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Why Aren’t Our Digital Solutions Working for Everyone?
Brian Van Winkle, Neil Carpenter, and Mauro Moscucci
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Policy Forum

Using Principles of Co-Production to Improve Patient Care and Enhance Value
Puja Turakhia and Brandon Combs
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Medicine and Society

What Are the Professional, Political, and Ethical Challenges of Co-Creating Health Care Systems?
Guddi Singh, John Owens, and Alan Cribb
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History of Medicine

How Co-Creation Helped Address Hierarchy, Overwhelmed Patients, and Conflicts of Interest in Health Care Quality and Safety
Sigal Israilov and Hyung J. Cho
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Images of Healing and Learning

Healing Hands
Image and caption by David Bryan Lackey
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About the Contributors
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