Ethical dilemmas in healthcare management: A comprehensive review

Authors

  • Oluwatosin Ilori Independent Researcher, Irving, TX, USA
  • Tolulope Olagoke Kolawole Independent Researcher, Richmond Virginia, USA
  • Janet Aderonke Olaboye Mediclinic Hospital Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51594/imsrj.v4i6.1251

Abstract

This research paper comprehensively examines ethical dilemmas in healthcare management, offering insights into emerging trends, technological impacts, and anticipated guideline changes. The paper explores healthcare managers' multifaceted challenges, including conflicting stakeholder interests, the delicate balance between patient rights and organizational goals, and navigating diverse cultural values. Strategies for mitigating ethical dilemmas, such as education, policy implementation, and collaborative decision-making, are discussed. Additionally, the paper delves into the evolving ethical landscape influenced by genomic medicine, artificial intelligence, and telehealth. The implications for healthcare managers include the need for continuous education, ethical leadership, and technological literacy. As healthcare transforms, embracing ethical practices becomes imperative for fostering patient-centric, equitable, and ethically sound healthcare environments.

Keywords:  Healthcare Management Ethics, Ethical Dilemmas, Technological Impacts, Ethical Leadership.

Published

2024-06-25

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