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John Wilbanks: Improving informed consent through design to advance science

Whenever you go to a doctor’s office in the United States you are asked to fill in a form and give your consent to the medical treatment that you need. Informed consent is the “process by which the treating health care provider discloses appropriate information to a competent patient so that the patient may make […]

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GovLab Editorial Board Meeting Links, 8/16/13

Today’s theme was “how can you have open governance if we don’t agree on the basic parameters?” Is the Season for Climate Change Denial Finally Over? – The Huffington Post: Three years after the National Academy of Sciences, a grouping of our country’s top scientists, declared “Climate change is occurring, is caused largely by human […]

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