What is immensely hopeful is that the new science of morality offers a foundational, empirical, legitimizing rationale for health care designers to ply their trade. Instead of being seen merely as artists whose skills are primarily aesthetic, or even simply decorative,...

More than anything, the recent two-day symposium at Mayo Clinic – “Transform 2010—Thinking Differently about Health Care” – got me reflecting about how we make moral decisions as human beings. This question was to me the sparkling golden thread running through...