Ethics, Medicine, and Information Technology: Intelligent Machines and the Transformation of Health Care
Written by Prof. Kenneth W. Goodman, Director of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, the book is an overview of issues in ethics and health information technology. It is written for clinicians, researchers and students who work in health information technology and ethics professionals who realize the important and scope of such technology. Link to publisher’s website.


Goodman KW. Ethical and legal issues in decision support. In Berner ES, ed., Clinical Decision Support Systems: Theory and Practice, Third Edition. Switzerland: Springer International, 2016, pp.: 131-146.

Dhiman GJ, Amber KT, Goodman KW. Comparative outcome studies of clinical decision support software: limitations to the practice of evidence-based system acquisition. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2015 Apr;22(e1):e13-20.

Goodman KW, Cushman R, Miller R.A. 2014. Ethics and health informatics: Users, standards, and outcomes. In Shortliffe, EH, et al., eds., Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine. Fourth Edition. New York: Springer, 2014, pp. 329-353.

Goodman KW, Berner ES, Dente MA, Kaplan B, Koppel R, Rucker D., Sands DZ, Winkelstein P.  Challenges in ethics, safety, best practices, and oversight regarding HIT vendors, their customers, and patients: a report of an AMIA special task force. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2011;18(1):77-81.

Anderson JG, Goodman KW. Ethics and Informatics: A Case-Study Approach to a Health System in Transition. New York: Springer Verlag, 2002.

Goodman KW, Meslin EM. Ethics, information technology and public health: Duties and challenges in computational epidemiology. In Magnuson, JA,  Fu, PC, eds., Public Health Informatics and Information Systems, Second Edition, London: Springer-Verlag, 2014, 191-209 (wholly revised from 1st Ed., 2003).

Massoudi BL, Goodman KW, Gotham IJ, Holmes JH, Lang L, Miner K, Potenziani DD, Richards J, Turner AM, Fu PC. An informatics agenda for public health: summarized recommendations from the 2011 AMIA PHI Conference. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2012;9(5):688-695.


Goodman, Kenneth W. Addressing ethical issues in health information technology. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2015;24: 252-54.