veterinary ethic

The Ethics of Corporate Socialized Medicine

Journal/Website: 
Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia
Article Type: 
Editorial
Published Date: 
Sunday, April 2, 1995

It is the free mind and individual responsibility, the principles of the Renaissance that have brought us the wonders of modern health care through the free-market capitalist system and through the inventiveness of the free minds it has raised. It seems we are now going to harness the capitalist engine for rationing....

Medicine According to Hippocrates

Author: 
Ernest Truffer, MD
Article Type: 
Correspondence
Issue: 
September/October 1998
Volume Number: 
3
Issue Number: 
5

Dear Editor,

For 30 years, I have fought for the maintenance and restoration of medicine based on the Oath and ethics of Hippocrates.

The justification for the independent practice of medicine is so the physician remains beholden to his patients rather than the government or third-party payer.