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Eric S. Swirsky, J.D., M.A., is the director of graduate studies and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Professor Swirsky’s scholarly interests revolve around the ethical conundrums that result from the use of health information technologies. In particular, Eric is interested in impacts upon clinical relationships, the delivery of health services, and end of life decision-making. Ethical issues surrounding the use of information technology in health care are manifold and complex. From the board room to the bedside to the bench, ethical issues flourish in the chasm created by incompatible values.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Eric S. Swirsky and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.