States, hospitals grapple with medical rationing

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Wed, April 08, 2020

CBSSM's Susan Goold was recently interviewed Local 4 News Flashpoint regarding ethical issues around medical rationing during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Dr. Goold, priority of care decisions “should be made by persons removed from the clinical context,” according to guidelines issued by the Michigan Department of Community Health. If they don’t already have them, Goold said, hospitals need to create small, nimble committees of doctors, nurses and bioethicists to make the decisions.