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The AI agenda is for me all about augmenting human reasoning; what I call cognology (cognitive focus) to distinguish from technology (physical focus). This is the core challenge to work flow and adoption. Here are some thoughts on the application of John Boyd’s OODA decision making from military decision making to healthcare decision making. Boyd […]

Posted by Mike Tremblay

From the UK Guardian: private healthcare providers. The research on comparative performance of for profit and not for profit healthcare providers is well developed, so it is surprising to see such a weak quality assessment about private providers in the NHS. The NHS is a very difficult customer for a number of reasons, primarily the glass […]

Posted by Mike Tremblay

In these days of trying to better understand the determinants of rising healthcare expenditure, it is productive to look in the waste bin, to see what is being thrown away. Let’s look in the waste bin and see what medicines we find. Medicines waste is medicines given to patients that they do not take. But… » read more

Posted by EuroSante

Vito Tanzi’s book on the modern state “Government versus Markets” is a mine of fresh perspectives. His subtle challenging of the ability of governments to intervene in market failure is thoughtful — when is market failure simply an excuse for hyperactive civil servants to do something, rather than clear evidence of a problem? And not… » read more

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