What is Ethics

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Subject Area:Technology

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They help healthcare professional in making healthcare choices that are good, fair, right and just. There are 4 main principles which outline the obligation of healthcare workers to the patients. They are autonomy, non-maleficence, justice, and beneficence. How Morals, Values, and Virtues Apply To Healthcare Informatics Just like in the other areas of healthcare, virtues, morality and value ethics also arise in health informatics. Some of the ways in which ethics guide use of information technology in healthcare entails how electronic records are managed, handled and stored (Goodman and Randolph 380). Some of the challenges that professionals face are video recording when performing procedures in the emergency department. Nurses must be wise to inquire about the state laws regarding eavesdropping or recording activity, in addition to the hospital policy about the same (Mastrian et al, 70).

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