"The line between quality improvement and medical research might be a fine one, but it’s not so fine that “innovation” should ever trump protecting patient autonomy and safety. Steve Pinker’s attitude is an all too common one that naïvely views all “innovation” as good for patients and seems oblivious that innovation means little if it isn’t tested in medical research to see if it actually improves patient care."
A fascinating look at medical research and quality improvement efforts in health care.
SCIENCE (from the Latin for 'knowledge') informs wisdom, reason and humanism. This is a 4-legged worldview within reality that maximizes well-being for individuals and society.