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“the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation”

Two correspondents with noteworthy conflicts of interest have objected to Drs Hartzband and Groopman’s earlier opinion criticising Taylorism in medicine. Many medical leaders remain slow to catch on about “the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation”.  However, Hartzband and Groopman correctly perceive the inappropriateness of … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy killing research

While research and the USA largely get by just fine without ISO lab standards and this paper therefore does not mention them, it does illustrate the effects of analogous bureaucracy in the marked decline of clinical research.  Food and Drug … Continue reading

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