Sound trust and the ethics of telecare

S.A. Voerman, P.J. Nickel

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The adoption of web-based telecare services has raised multifarious ethical concerns, but a traditional principle-based approach provides limited insight into how these concerns might be addressed and what, if anything, makes them problematic. We take an alternative approach, diagnosing some of the main concerns as arising from a core phenomenon of shifting trust relations that come about when the physician plays a less central role in the delivery of care, and new actors and entities are introduced. Correspondingly, we propose an applied ethics of trust based on the idea that patients should be provided with good reasons to trust telecare services, which we call sound trust. On the basis of this approach, we propose several concrete strategies for safeguarding sound trust in telecare.
Originele taal-2Engels
Pagina's (van-tot)33-49
Aantal pagina's17
TijdschriftJournal of Medicine and Philosophy
Nummer van het tijdschrift1
StatusGepubliceerd - feb 2017

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