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Listen: Ethics and Policy Issues of Targeted Cancer Therapies

No Easy Answers in Bioethics Episode 16 What kinds of challenges currently exist within precision medicine? This episode focuses specifically on targeted cancer therapies, featuring a discussion between Center Professor and Acting Director Dr. Len Fleck and College of Osteopathic Medicine student … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Medicare for All: What Should That Mean?

Stacey Hettiger and Rick Murdock presented at the September 26th Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering perspectives and insight on the topic “Medicare for All: What Should That Mean?” “Medicare for All” has become a contentious political slogan. Advocates for various versions … Continue reading

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Medicare For All: This Is Going to Hurt

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Leonard M. Fleck, PhD Let me start with a clear unequivocal commitment in response to the January Washington Post editorial regarding Medicare for All. From the perspective of what a … Continue reading

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Web of Interests Surrounding Medicines Makes Patient Access Increasingly Difficult

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD A recent New York Times article described the problems that patients are having gaining access to a new class of cholesterol reducers, called PCSK9 … Continue reading

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Medicare Part “Q”: Fantasy or Fantastic?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Leonard Fleck, PhD In an essay in the New York Times (12/9/15) titled “Imagine a Medicare ‘Part Q’ for Quality at the End … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Controlling Medicare Costs: What Are the Options? What Is Fair?

Leonard M. Fleck, PhD, and Tom Marks presented at Thursday morning’s Bioethics for Breakfast event, offering views on the topic, “Controlling Medicare Costs: What Are the Options? What Is Fair?” An October 2013 Health Affairs article projected that total Medicare … Continue reading

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