<i>Managing Healthcare: Making or Breaking Healthcare Goods?</i>

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780199242733
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603549 | DOI:

Series: Issues in Biomedical Ethics

 							Managing Healthcare: Making or Breaking Healthcare Goods?

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This chapter examines some of the ways in which forms of management shape professional roles and professional ethics. It also considers the ways in which management itself represents an increasingly important form of healthcare agency. Emphasis is given to the importance of management (and ‘managerialism’) for the value field of healthcare, and for health professional ethics in particular.

Keywords: management; managerialism; healthcare; evidence-based healthcare; health professional ethics

Chapter.  7847 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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