ASBH's 1998 publication Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation, which gives an overview of the knowledge skills and base necessary to clinical ethics consultation, is the foundation for the product quality attestation process.. ASBH proposes new method for assessing quality of scientific ethics consultants Clinical ethicists play an essential role in hospitals and various other health care systems by assisting to resolve ethical conflicts that arise between patients, families, and clinicians on the subject of end-of-life care and various other essential medical decisions.The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free program of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2007 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Base. All rights reserved.. Usage of convenience stores may pormote childhood obesity Childhood obesity is directly related to how close kids live to convenience shops, according to the preliminary findings of a major Canadian study presented at the Entretiens Jacques-Cartier in Lyon, France. The ongoing study is named QUALITY for Quebec Lifestyle and Adipose InvesTigation in Youth.