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Application of the Concepts of Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Ethics to Healthcare Organizations

Authors Haddiya I, Janfi T, Guedira M

Received 20 April 2020

Accepted for publication 5 July 2020

Published 5 August 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 1029—1033

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/RMHP.S258984

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Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 2

Editor who approved publication: Professor Marco Carotenuto


Intissar Haddiya,1 Taha Janfi,1 Mohamed Guedira2

1Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Oujda, University Mohamed Premier, Oujda, Morocco; 2Education Sciences Faculty, University Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence: Intissar Haddiya Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Oujda
University Mohamed Premier, Oujda, Morocco
Tel +212 66128140
Email intissarhaddiya@yahoo.fr

Abstract: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a concept that has varied through history, with evolving definitions that aim to determine the interconnections between corporations and community. Currently, in addition to ethics, this concept of social responsibility is increasingly considered in the context of healthcare delivery suggesting a new paradigm in hospital management. Sustainability is another emerging strategic goal for healthcare systems and organizations. In this opinion paper, we briefly discuss the application of social responsibility, sustainability and ethics to healthcare organizations.

Keywords: CSR, sustainability, ethics, healthcare

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