Today the council has published a proposal of a tool for ethical analysis of health care management models. Health care management models are not ethically neutal, which is why an in-depth ethical analyisis of the model and its potential consequences should be made before a new model is introduced, the council address in the report.
In this report, the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (Smer) summarises the project it initiated on self-monitoring using wearable technology and health apps. The main purpose of Smer’s work has been to unearth the potential ethical problems that are raised, provide recommendations for decision-makers contemplating introducing and using this technology in the healthcare system, […]
The development of robots for use in care is moving at a rapid pace. For demographic reasons there is political intererst in streamlining health and social care that concern the elderly. There are various types of robots that can be considered for use in health and medical care, and social care. Examples include communication with […]