Entries by bellamyfields

The qualities of care

A quote from Robert Persig in some e-magazine recently sent me back to “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” a 1974 novel that college pseudo-intellectuals like me carried around Villanova as a badge of coolness. It didn’t work. Today, its’ message is still beyond my grasp but my approach to management in health care […]

Another one bites the dust

Actually, two more bit the dust. A collaboration between two of the world’s largest drug companies fell apart after years of Alzheimer’s research. Eli Lily, the lead company in the repeated trials to find someone, anyone, for whom their drug would produce a therapeutic effect, quit the search and published their story in the New […]