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The Ethical Implications of Personal Health Monitoring
(IGI Global, 2014-12)
Personal Health Monitoring (PHM) uses electronic devices which monitor and record health-related data outside a hospital, usually within the home. This paper examines the ethical issues raised by PHM. Eight themes describing ...
E-care as craftsmanship: Virtuous work, skilled engagement, and information technology in health care
Contemporary health care relies on electronic devices. These technologies are not ethically neutral but change the practice of care. In light of Sennett’s work and that of other thinkers (Dewey, Dreyfus, Borgmann) one worry ...