Ethics and health care quality: an inseparable pairing

  • Javier Luna Orosco E. Área de Calidad y Auditoría en Salud, Ministerio de Salud y Deportes


By interpreting that beneficence principle is the ethical foundation and that its application is not possible without structural conditions and quality functions, this article establish the inseparable relation between ethics and quality in health care services functioning; furthermore, it develops quality determining factors for good benefits and instruments for verifying and measuring their practice and fulfillment.
Keywords ethics, quality, norms, quality indicators in health care services
How to Cite
Luna Orosco E., J. (2011). Ethics and health care quality: an inseparable pairing. Acta Bioethica, 17(1). Retrieved from