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The Imperative of technology in healthcare Section 2.8 of HSC 4008 Spring 2008 Jeff Ludy
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What Callahan is about Eighth chapter… The pharmaceutical industry - one foot in heaven and one foot in (insert your own phrase here). Pharmacology shares two different worlds: First, it contributes to medicine’s effort to relive mankind of illness, pain, and suffering. Second, it is a major part of the business world where it is part of the free enterprise system where market position is often paramount to ethical concerns unless ethics provides a market advantage…
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Expectations relating to corporate responsibility are higher than ever before and maintaining society's trust and confidence is an increasing challenge for companies across the globe. Shareholders increasingly want assurance that they are investing in a business that delivers shareholder value In a responsible way. Employees and potential employees want to work for a company whose values they can recognize and relate to; customers expect high ethical standards, and local communities only welcome those businesses that can demonstrate good corporate citizenship. We believe that good corporate responsibility performance depends on achieving an acceptable balance between the economic, environmental and social priorities of sustainable development and we are committed to achieving that balance. As our Chief Executive Sir Tom McKillop says: "Our reputation is built on the trust and confidence of all our stakeholders and is one of AstraZeneca's most valuable assets. Along with our commitment to competitiveness and performance, we will continue to be led by our core values to achieve sustainable success." Where appropriate, our Global Corporate Responsibility team uses the guidelines published independently by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as the basis for selecting and organizing information for our Annual Global Corporate Responsibility Report. To view this report and more details on our global corporate responsibility efforts, please visit the AstraZeneca Global web site A “Word” from AstraZeneca ?
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Our local commitment creating a local presence
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