Healthcare Management-Training and Education in the Genomic Era
MICHELA BETTA and VAL CLULOW
JHHSA, Vol. 27 No. 4, (2005)
Increasingly the rapid developments by scientists working in
the new business sector of biotechnology are being thrust into
mainstream news reports. The incredible pace of the creation of neo-
knowledge recently leads us to believe there has not been enough time
between events for the healthcare sector, the general public, the
legislators or the ethicists to reflect and conduct the checks and
balances required for thoughtful progress. The decline of the hospital
and the emergence of the laboratory as a consequence of the advent of
the genomic era signal a profound shift, which will have unprecedented
impacts on professionals in the healthcare system and its repercussions
will force explicit changes in their education.
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