NORWALK, Conn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presented up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field of psychiatric ethics. Among the materials presented in this special report:
- The Brave New World of Psychiatric Ethics: Special Report Chair Cynthia Geppert, MD, PhD, MPH, leads the way in offering guidance and hope that psychiatry can reinvent itself as it has so many times before.
- The New CPT Codes: Ethical Challenges in a New Billing Era? focuses on 2 ethical issues that the new CPT coding raises to higher stakes: the increased potential for conflict of interest in billing and the erosion of confidentiality.
- Ethics and Virtues in Clinical Psychiatry reviews case-based dialogues that illustrate some virtues required in psychiatric practice.
- Discussions About Public Figures: Clinician, Commentator, or Educator? An article on the professional and ethical obligations psychiatrists should follow.
- Ethical Issues in Disclosing to Patients: Should Patients Be Allowed to Read Their Charts? Federal law now strongly supports a patient's right to view his or her psychiatric record on request. Here: a look at the ethical and legal issues.
Psychiatric Times is the country's leading psychiatric publication and regularly publishes content on key issues in psychiatry and the ethics.
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