mandated choice

A mechanism suggested by the AMA’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, and proposed in the UK under former Prime Minister Gordon Brown to increase the number of cadaveric organs available for transplantation. In mandated choice, a person would be required to choose—whether to donate or not—while registering for a drivers’ license, filing income tax form or performing other tasks mandated by the state

mandated choice

Transplantation A mechanism suggested by the AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to ↑ number of cadaveric organs available for transplantation; in MC, a person would be required to choose–to donate or not while registering for a drivers' license, filing income tax form or performing other tasks mandated by the state. See Cadaveric organ transplantation, Presumed consent.
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It follows this with a look at four possible ways to commercialize the transfer of organs, along with the arrangement of presumed consent, the Israeli Organ-for-Organ Law, and a proactive method of mandated choice. The third chapter looks at the legal and moral justifications for laws allowing the removal of transplantable organs from committed felons.
Their optimism about the effects of these policies on the organ pool notwithstanding, they remain perfectly open to an alternate policy, of mandated choice (in which people must decide whether to become organ donors--or face criminal penalties).
If MQAC is unchallenged in its rogue behavior, Washington State citizens will increasingly lose their legislatively mandated choice regarding medical care for themselves and their loved ones.
in the literature, there are several approaches towards legislating consent for deceased donation: explicit consent of the possible donor during life (11) (supplemented or replaced by the actual consent of relatives after death); presumed consent (the deceased being considered a possible donor by default, and in case of disagreement having to register the denial in a formal way); and mandated choice (defined by making everyone choose their option--to donate or not their organs after death--at a determined, mandatory moment).
Professor John Saunders, who is the current chair of the Royal College of Physicians' committee on ethical issues in medicine, has advocated that what we should have is a "mandated choice" - that is, a legally-mandated decision where all adults would be required by law to indicate their wishes about the use of their organs after death.
(10) One proposal to increase rates of consent among potential donors is known as mandated choice, a system in which individuals are prospectively required to register their intention to donate or not to donate their organs when they die.
Mrs Hart said: "There was a clear public preference for either an opt-out system or a mandated choice system above sticking with the current one.
Mrs Hart, who is personally in favour of opt-out, said: "Following these debates, there was a clear public preference for either an opt-out system or a mandated choice system above sticking with the current one.
The ethics committee of the Royal College of Physicians has called for an examination of "mandated choice" as a means of boosting the supply of organs.
Two options that have not been tried in the United States are mandated choice and presumed consent.
In another measure, the House of Delegates voted to encourage and support pilot studies that investigate the effectiveness of presumed consent and mandated choice for organ donation.
When a district wants no part of NCLB's mandated choice options, families must have a viable bypass mechanism whereby choice can be exercised notwithstanding district recalcitrance or incapacity.