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Medical Innovation: How Not To

By 4 April 2011 No Comment

At Pajamas Media:  Smothering Medical Innovation.

The topic is not on the usual DigSoc beat, but  common themes link issues of innovation in health and medicine with telecom, such as:

[O]nly the whinging culture of the liberal state could take one of the greatest opportunities ever presented to humanity – the astonishing progress in medicine and biology – and convert it into a cause for complaint and despair while at the same time taking one of the best-known issues in institution building — the over-use of a commons — and see it as an intractable problem beyond society’s capacity to address.

Image from PJM.

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