Monthly Archives: April 2019
Max and Keira: Life from Death
Barry Hoffmaster tells the story of Keira Ball and Max Johnson to illustrate the need for better organ donation policies.
Is Prenatal Testing Discriminatory?
Chris Kaposy recommends that governments considering public funding for noninvasive prenatal testing take heed of the problem of discrimination against people with disabilities such as Down syndrome.
Trust in Medicine: the Humboldt Broncos Patients’ eRecords
Jeff Nisker argues that trust in the medical profession has been diminished by the physicians who violated privacy rules by viewing the electronic records of Humboldt Broncos patients and also by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan who defended their actions.
Get on the AI & Big Data Ethics Bandwagon!
Bryn Williams-Jones calls on bioethicists to contribute to research and public discussions on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data.