Sermo Partners With University of Pennsylvania Center For Bioethics To Develop Ethical Guidelines For Market-Based Clinical Informatics

Published: Oct 27, 2006

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sermo, the fastest growing online community created by physicians for physicians, has announced a partnership with Arthur Caplan, Ph. D., and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Bioethics, to expand the development of ethical guidelines for Sermo and Sermo’s users. Dr. Caplan is the Founding Director of the Center for Bioethics, as well as an author or editor of twenty-five books and over 500 papers in referenced journals of medicine, science, philosophy, bioethics and health policy. Dr. Caplan and the Bioethics Center will also work with Sermo to build an ethics council, overseeing Sermo’s efforts on an ongoing basis as it establishes a new field of clinical informatics.

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