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The Impact of Technological Advances on Healthcare Delivery

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by Joseph Tham on 24 October 2013

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Transcript of The Impact of Technological Advances on Healthcare Delivery

human nature, birth and death
individualism
self-determination
my decision
Goals of Medicine
Justice?
Technology
Medical Technological advances
Longer Lifespan
needs vs desires
sophistication
technological imperative
Aging
Death
Suffering
Disease
CONTROL
choices
rights
euthanasia
HOPE
Immortality
Becoming like gods
nature
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Good ending
changing concept of medicine
from care to cure
The Impact of Technological Advances on Healthcare Delivery
Fr. Joseph Tham, LC
jtham@legionaries.org
School of Bioethics
Regina Apostolorum
Rome
changing concept of health
higher expectations, no limits
changing concept of life
life stages, life spans, relations

Meaning of Technology
power over power
will to power
knowledge is power
conquer death
every disease has a cure
control our bodies, our lives, our fate
death unnatural
exploit, transform nature
President Obama: banish words like “terminal” and “incurable” from our vocabulary

natural death
peaceful death
Spe Salvi.
“A ‘Kingdom of God’ accomplished without God—a kingdom therefore of man alone—inevitably ends up as the ‘perverse end’ of all things” (n. 23).

“It is not science that redeems man: man is redeemed by love.”
“If this absolute love exists, with its absolute certainty, then—only then—is man redeemed” (n. 26).
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