Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds for Clinical Ethics will be given by Ross Koppel, PhD, FACMI, Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. The lecture is entitled, "Pushing Healthcare Information Technology: Examining the Ethics and Consequences of U.S. Policy and HIT Vendor Practices."

When Sep 05, 2013
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where NC Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1, First Floor
Contact Name
Contact Phone (919) 445-0242
Add event to calendar vCal

Pushing Healthcare Information Technology (HIT): Examining the Ethics and Consequences of US Policy and HIT Vendor Practices

Ross Koppel, PhD, FACMI
Professor of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, September 5, 2013
NC Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1
First Floor (new location!)

Lunch will be provided
All are welcome

Dr. Koppel is a leading scholar of healthcare IT and of the interactions of people, computers and workplaces. In this presentation he will discuss current U.S. policy regarding HIT and the varied costs of implementation, as well as offer his views on how current HIT policy could be improved to enhance both patient safety and clinical usability.

Jointly sponsored by the UNC Center for Bioethics and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee, Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds offers an innovative and interactive forum for engaging with ethical, legal, and policy issues of particular salience to patient care within the hospital.

This series may fulfill requirements towards continuing ethics education in nursing*, social work, and other departments and divisions. We are grateful for the assistance of Nursing Practice and Professional Development.

*UNC Health Care Nursing Practice and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.