Category Ethics

SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN NONPROFIT HOSPITALS — An Analysis of the Globalized Effects

For this week’s blog, I chose to integrate my thesis, which is about the analysis of Facebook and Twitter as it relates to non-profit hospitals. The four hospitals I chose for my analysis were Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The criterion for this analysis was […]

Indigenous Societies – a Growing Epidemic of Segregation and Prejudice in a Global Environment

The Global Implications of the Alleged Gemalto Hack

The February 20, 2015 article in the Technology Section of the Wall Street Journal titled Digital-Security Firm Gemalto Probes Alleged U.S., U.K. Hack raises questions regarding the safety of the global community from alleged hacking. These global, national, personal, political, and economic security concerns are precipitating a “moral climate” of mistrust “marked by a push […]

Affordable Care Act: The Problems Keep Mounting… (Part 2)

The problems with the Affordable Care Act are becoming increasingly ubiquitous to the point that it has become a hot topic this holiday weekend. Case in fact, the November 29th Hardball documentary with Chris Matthews (2013): The Right’s Fight to Take Down Obamacare, which highlights attempts to not only derail the Affordable Care Act, but to distort and exaggerate the […]

Affordable Care Act: The Problems Keep Mounting… (Part 1)

As an eleven-year cancer survivor, I have developed a network of healthcare providers who I not only trust, but also assist me with my financial situation and insurance carriers. Back in 2002, when I was first diagnosed, I was working as a temporary employee with an income that was barely above the poverty level and was receiving Charity […]

Synthetic Biology and Material Science Technologies Bridging into the Next Generation

I have decided to take a brief moratorium from the Obama Care saga and  direct my attention to some interesting avant-garde technologies that are looming on the horizon. In an exercise of opening our minds to new possibilities, an article entitled, Forget Devices; the Future of Technology is Seeded in Biology (Rigg, 2013) became the focus of a recent class […]

The Drama Continues with ObamaCare…

President Obama apologized to the thousands of consumers who lost their health insurance because their insurance coverage did not meet the criteria outlined by the Affordable Healthcare Act. Because of recent developments, I have decided to post a follow-up to my November 2, 2013 blog Can the “Big Leaguers” Help Obama Care Overcome the Technological Glitches? Or, Has […]