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Will consumers pay a premium for ethical transparent supply chains ?

An article in CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/26/living/aj-zady-ethical-fashion/index.html?hpt=hp_c3) describes two companies, Small Trades and Zady.com, who focus on providing all details of their supply chain – from the factory location to the employee sewing the apparel. The hope is that fashion conscious consumers … Continue reading

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Can data transparency reduce medical errors and increase coordination of care?

An article by Dr Marty Makary in Newsweek (September 24, 2012) describes medical error rates at 25%, with 100,000 people dying due to preventable errors. But he suggests that data transparency, such as the publication of heart surgery data by … Continue reading

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