CODA Ethics

Coda was born with one goal in mind: to take discussion and turn it into action. This extends to creating engaging clinical content but also to tackling broader issues that threaten global health.  

Coda however, will go one step further than SMACC, by crafting actions to mitigate threats to global health. Be a part of the change, as we strive for a healthier world.

Coda ETHICS 2021

A patient- focussed model for inclusive healthcare.

In this episode, we examine accessibility in healthcare and the limitations to accessing equitable care for all.

We must understand both the limitations posed by a patient’s disability and the predicted accessibility challenges they face.

This requires asking questions about a patient’s disability.

Healthcare accessibility is not only the physical ability to reach care but also the ability to engage and connect holistically with that care.

To truly design a more accessible healthcare system, we need to involve people with accessibility issues right from the start and design new systems, based on them.

Tune in to the podcast or watch the video to better your understanding of what a patient- focussed model for inclusive healthcare looks like.

Coda ETHICS 2021
  1. Accessibility and inclusion in healthcare with Nas Campanella
  2. Inspiring healthcare to embrace accessibility
  3. What is accessible healthcare?
  4. Inspiring healthcare to embrace accessibility
FULL episode: Coda ETHICS 2021

Coda ETHICS 2020

Inequity within the healthcare profession harms both providers and patients. Diverse teams have been shown to offer better care and improved productivity. The Coda community has the goal of developing achievable, sustainable and measurable actions (within the Ethics pillar) to tackle inequity within healthcare and disseminating these in 2022.

In order to take action we need to develop plans through a five-stage process:

  • Stage one: Identify; this is where the Ethics domain is currently, and seeks to identify potential actions
  • Stage Two: Review (expert); potential actions are examined by a global team of experts for the feasibility of application.
  • Stage three: Review (community); expert recommendations return to the community where they are proposed for modification and acceptance.
  • Stage four: Sharing; once accepted these expert designed but community modified actions begin the process of sharing or implementation.
  • Stage five: Measure; outcomes from implementing the actions are measured and assessed.

We have brought together a dynamic and diverse group of opinion leaders to launch this topic. Each conversation is both informative and highly engaging.

Coda ETHICS 2020
  1. Not someone else’s problem: Advocacy on gender inequity in healthcare – Kate Ahmad
  2. Complications of COVID-19: Exacerbation of existing gendered inequality – Elizabeth Broderick
  3. Equity, Education & Healthcare: What is the legacy of our eurocentric system? – Amy Thunig
  4. Racism with healthcare hurts us all – Lauren Powell

The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated many inequalities. What are the challenges? In the final conversation the panel proposes some powerful advice for our community action:

  • Speak up / don’t be a bystander: Become an activist
  • Human rights start at home: Educate our children
  • Read literature from authors with diverse experiences / cultures: We need insights into these lived experiences
  • Have tough conversations – discussions not debates
CODA ETHICS Full Episode

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