Disruption and Experimentation in Health Research and Innovation

New Building Blocks and Architectures

Published in: Health Innovation Systems, Equity and Development / edited by José E. Cassiolato and Maria Clara C. Soares (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: E-papers Serviços Editoriais, 2015), Chapter 3, p. 107-130

Posted on RAND.org on May 01, 2015

by Joanna Chataway, David Wield, Sophie Castle-Clarke

This chapter considers some dimensions of current uncertainty and the underlying and common pressures for improved health research and innovation systems that result in benefits for patients. Both regulatory reform and social technology experiments can be used to remove elements of the institutional environment which hinder innovation.

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