Thesis Committee Member(s)
Regis College Senior Honors Program
Thesis - Open Access
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This thesis is concerned with the questions, What is justice? What is justice in healthcare? Does the current healthcare system in the United States function in accordance with justice? Moreover, it both defines optimal health care and discusses its important role in human flourishing. It is shown that the United States' private healthcare industry limits care, marginalizes both the physician and patient, and burdens our nation with increasing costs. Finally, Switzerland is introduced as an alternative to our current system, offering important lessons to be learned about optimal and just healthcare.
Date of Award
© Katarina Mendoza
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Mendoza, Katarina, "Justice in Healthcare: Universal Healthcare's Deliverance of Optimal, Patient-Centered Healthcare" (2014). Student Publications. 605.