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Bioethics at Chilton Medical Center

Chilton Medical Center is committed to providing patients with comprehensive health care administered with dignity and respect.  Our Bioethics Committee is an interdisciplinary group that draws from the hospital staff and the community.   The purpose of the Bioethics Committee is to educate, advise, offer support and consultation, propose policy and serve as a resource for patients and families, physicians, hospital personnel and the community.

The Bioethics Committee can help a patient’s family understand the health status of the family member hospitalized, the patient’s chances of recovery and, most importantly, explore what they believe the patient would want.  The committee is available to help you make difficult decisions regarding today’s health care issues.  The Bioethics Committee does not make decisions for the family; it only offers recommendations.  

The committee is available to assist families in the following areas:

  • End of life concerns
  • Addressing health care-related conflicts
  • Adherence to advance directives (living wills)
  • Decisions to forego or withdraw life-sustaining treatments
  • Decisions to withhold resuscitative services (such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • Use of artificially administered nutrition and fluids
  • Management of pain

Anyone interested in contacting the Bioethics Committee should call Social Services at (973) 831-5177.

 

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Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-852-5100

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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Atlantic Medical Group

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