project . 2021 - 2026 . On going

DIME

Disruptive innovation in healthcare requires disruptive innovation in medical ethics
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 949841 Call for proposal: ERC-2020-STG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG Overall Budget: 1,273,750 EURFunder Contribution: 1,273,750 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2021
    End Date
    31 Jan 2026
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Several recent medical innovations do not conform with the way medicine traditionally operates, but rather blur the boundaries of medicine and/or side-line the doctor-patient relationship as an essential aspect of healthcare. Examples of this are healthcare apps, direct-to-consumer genetic testing, disease surveillance, electronic patient records, telehealth and certain types of clinical decision support systems. I postulate that several of these new innovations will fundamentally change the very concept of medicine and thus turn out to be disruptive innovations. Given that medical ethics are tailored to ‘traditional’ medicine, we should be critical about its cu...
Description
Several recent medical innovations do not conform with the way medicine traditionally operates, but rather blur the boundaries of medicine and/or side-line the doctor-patient relationship as an essential aspect of healthcare. Examples of this are healthcare apps, direct-to-consumer genetic testing, disease surveillance, electronic patient records, telehealth and certain types of clinical decision support systems. I postulate that several of these new innovations will fundamentally change the very concept of medicine and thus turn out to be disruptive innovations. Given that medical ethics are tailored to ‘traditional’ medicine, we should be critical about its cu...
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