Sometimes it is not about gaining the benefit but it is about feeling

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procedure. Sometimes it is not about gaining the benefit but it is about feeling compassion for the community. Buber’s I-YOU and I-THOU relationship are closely related to the principle of beneficence. The major challenge in following beneficence is feeling compassion for patients even in stressful situations. To overcome this challenge on a daily basis, it requires training and effort. It is very important for a healthcare administrator to encourage the beneficence in staff members by simply appreciating their contribution, publishing newsletter or thank you note on behalf of patients and their families, providing flexibility of vacation to staff, and by setting reward programs for the employee for their act of beneficence. The act of beneficence can be gained in staff by asking for employees’ viewpoint before making any decisions, providing guidance with respect rather than barking orders, and providing enthusiastic environment to work (Morrison, 2011). Reference: Morrison, E. E. (2011). Ethics in health administration (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Michael Brown. CHAP: 4 Justice Justice is about doing fair or what is deserved by patients or staff in healthcare field. This involves treating each patients equally when facing the same situations. One of
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the other concept under this ethical principle is distributive justice. Distributive justice is about doing what is fair and appropriate to protect the rights of the community and resources. It is complicated for an administrator to do justice and come up with some viable compromise for the organization with having all these different societal and organizational views. When patients enter into the healthcare system, they expect they will be provided with fair treatments and their all needs will be met expeditiously. Every patient expects that they will be treated regardless of their status or lifestyle and financial circumstances. The principle goal of any healthcare organization should be healing. Sometimes, it happens where all patients does not receive the same attention, for example in a busy emergency department of any healthcare organization, patients are prioritize depending on the severity of their medical/health conditions. In this situation, some patients, who are not in the top of this priority list, will feel unjust, unless the situation is explained to them. According to patient justice principle, all patients with same health issues should be treated the same way. But, this concept is not that easy to follow in healthcare field. Even the healthcare industry is business, they need to make profit. Not all patients have insurance and money to pay for the treatments they are getting. Almost 47 million people are uninsured in the United States. The big question is, who is going to pay for the services provided to them? This is one of the reason that some patients might not receive the same treatment as other patients with insurance. The other factor which affect the principle of justice is patients’ personality and life choices. These can
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