We help healthcare providers resolve ethical issues and find a clear path for patients and their families. Our certified health ethics consultants speak with...Read More >>>
As medicine becomes more complex, ethical questions become more frequent. Professional clinical ethicists exist to navigate these questions. From helping healthcare providers identify the most ethically appropriate plan of care to working with hospital leaders to develop patient-centered policies, our team of experts knows how to identify and achieve ethical outcomes. Compass Health Ethics makes access to expert clinical ethicists possible for hospitals of any size.
Hospital policies influence outcomes for all patients. Healthcare leaders making high stakes decisions need to know their system’s policies are ethically sound. How: We help...Read More >>>
Therapists in small communities often have requests by community members for treatment, but the therapist is already treating one of the prospective patient’s family...Read More >>>
A mid-twenties patient has fetal alcohol syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and intellectual disability. She has tried various forms of birth control and has found them...Read More >>>
An elderly patient lost his sight due to a hereditary condition. When the condition was diagnosed, a genetic counselor became involved. Among other things,...Read More >>>
An elderly patient was unconscious in an ICU. According to the treatment team, her prognosis was poor. Most jurisdictions have a legal hierarchy for...Read More >>>
Healthcare providers often deal with substitute decision-makers (SDM) who make unreasonable or uninformed requests. Sometimes these are for tests or scans that aren’t indicated....Read More >>>