Monday, April 13, 2009
PharmaLive: Manhattan Research Releases Digital DTC Relevance Rankings, Revealing Which Condition Groups Are Most Likely to Adopt eHealth
New York, April 8, 2009 - More than 60% of U.S. adults turn to the Internet as a decision support tool in healthcare and disease management, and certain condition groups are more likely to use online health resources than others, according to pharmaceutical and healthcare market research company Manhattan Research.
The clause, called the Provider Refusal Rule, allows heath care providers to refuse to participate in procedures they find objectionable for moral or religious reasons.
It is called the “conscience clause” because it affirms the claims of conscience — one’s inner sense of what is right — against the competing claims of professional obligations.