CHEF 2019 Conference: Promoting Health or Creating Chaos: Ethical Implications of Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare
This year’s conference will examine disruptive innovations in healthcare and bioethics. Webster’s dictionary defines disruptive as, “to throw into disorder” or “to interrupt the normal course or unity of…” In other words, do disruptive technologies, practices, and policy-oriented innovations in healthcare contribute more to promoting health or creating chaos in the lives of patients, loved ones, and caregivers? Featured speakers will cover the ethics of disruptive innovation across a diversity of health care contexts.
Day One: 7:45 am - 4:15 pm. Lunch will be provided
Day Two: 7:45 am - 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided
Conference Topics Include
Evolution of U.S. Heath Care Cost: A Perspective: A History of Laparoscopic Surgery
Is Informed Consent Even Possible?: The Challenge of New Heroic Interventions
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (EMO): Live Saving Technology
Community Ethics Advisory Committee of Colorado Springs: An Innovative Model for Ethics Consultation
The Future of Brain Death: The Science, Politics, and Recent Cases
When is a Person Truly ‘Unrepresented’?: A Debate on Due Diligence
And back by popular demand, the 2018 Literature Review: A Smorgasbord of the Latest on Disruptive Technologies
CHEF is committed to promoting ethical practice and collaboration by providing education and resources for clinicians, ethicists, educators, administrators, community members, and all who have an interest in the ethical dimensions of healthcare.