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

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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

 …And more!  

 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.