Monthly Archives: May 2012

Systems Thinking and Patient Safety

Steve recently came across this interesting publication on the application of systems thinking to patient safety (while recognising that different people can have different interpretations of the concept of ‘systems thinking’): Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation (Volume

Posted in Patient Safety, Systems Thinking

Interview with Sir Jonathan Ive — ‘Simplicity isn’t Simple’

This interview with Sir Jonathan Ive will be of interest to anyone passionate about achieving simplicity in design. To my interpretation, Ive makes the key point that achieving simplicity requires study and careful thinking, and thus learning; which, of course,

Posted in Apple, Design, Systems Thinking, Technology

New PV Legislation

The new PV legislation that will come into effect from 2 July 2012 will bring about substantial change in most Regulatory/PV departments. Regulatory Impact MAHs to submit information to the EMA electronically on all medicinal products for human use authorised or

Posted in News, Regulation