Health products are increasingly moving from the realm of the medical professional to the consumer. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) versions of teeth alignment kits, genetic tests, hearing aids, heart-rhythm monitors, neurostimulation devices, and mental health tools are already on the market, causing professional organizations of dentists, geneticists, audiologists, cardiologists, neurologists, and Read more…
Post Author: Anna Wexler, PhD and Steven Joffe, MD
Anna Wexler is an assistant professor of medical ethics and Steven Joffe is a professor of medical ethics and health policy, both at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
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