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Howe V. Mgh And Hudson V. Texas Children's Hospital: Two Approaches To Resolving Family-Physician Disputes In End-Of-Life Care, Michael Moreland Nov 2006

Howe V. Mgh And Hudson V. Texas Children's Hospital: Two Approaches To Resolving Family-Physician Disputes In End-Of-Life Care, Michael Moreland

Michael P. Moreland

No abstract provided.


The Business Of Employing People With Disabilities: Four Case Studies (With A. Heinemann Et Al.), Alexander Boni-Saenz Dec 2005

The Business Of Employing People With Disabilities: Four Case Studies (With A. Heinemann Et Al.), Alexander Boni-Saenz

Alexander Boni-Saenz

This exploratory study examines employer attitudes towards people with disabilities in the labor market. Through in-depth, semi-structured interviews with senior management, human resources staff, directors of diversity, and hiring managers at four corporations, it pinpoints reasons why businesses chose to hire people with disabilities, investigates the perceived benefits and barriers to hiring people with disabilities, and identifies strategies for successfully hiring and retaining workers with disabilities. It fills a gap in examining the attitudes and decision-making processes of U.S. companies that have been leaders in hiring people with disabilities, as well as delving into the special issues of small ...


Ethical Health Care, Wendy Parmet, Patricia Illingworth Dec 2005

Ethical Health Care, Wendy Parmet, Patricia Illingworth

Wendy E. Parmet

No abstract provided.


Consent To Medical Treatment By Minors In Massachusetts: A Guide For Practitioners, Francine Sherman Dec 2005

Consent To Medical Treatment By Minors In Massachusetts: A Guide For Practitioners, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

This guide is designed for healthcare providers, social service agency employees, and other practitioners who connect young people with the medical care they need. While the age of consent for all medical treatment in Massachusetts is generally 18, those younger than 18 may consent to a wide range of services—even without parental authorization—depending on the circumstances. This guide also highlights the special consent issues that may arise for youth who are involved with the Department of Social Services and / or the Department of Youth Services. While these issues may seem complicated at first glance, the governing laws and ...


Taking On The Challenge: Phase I Of The Hyams Foundation Girls' Initiative, Francine Sherman Dec 2005

Taking On The Challenge: Phase I Of The Hyams Foundation Girls' Initiative, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

This report describes Phase I of The Hyams Foundation’s funding initiative for eight programs providing direct services to girls in Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts. Although the programs varied in their sophistication and experience with gender-responsive approaches, in each case the programs served girls who were court involved and worked with the state social services or juvenile justice systems. The monograph describes the work of the initiative’s Learning Community, participation in which was a requirement of funding, and findings from the Learning Community’s participatory action research. Notably, the report describes nine lessons learned from the funding initiative, which ...


Regulation Of Homeopathic Drug Products, John Borneman, Robert Field Dec 2005

Regulation Of Homeopathic Drug Products, John Borneman, Robert Field

Robert I. Field

No abstract provided.