Category Archives: Published Papers

Revised Patient Handling & Mobility Assessments

I'm so happy that the revised Patient Handling and Mobility Assessments (by the Facilities Guidelines Institute with support from Hillrom) has been published under the careful stewardship of Mary Matz. I can hardly believe it's been ten years (!) since we wrote the first version! This 476-page "white paper" is the work of a whole…
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New Paper on Engineering Better Ethics into Human and Artificial Systems

For the upcoming book Next Generation Ethics: Engineering a Better Society I presented a new hypothesis for understanding ethics: what if ethics is an evolved social behavior? This idea has far-reaching implications. First off, it provides a science-based explanation for how ethics emerged. This does not preclude divine action (which could have set everything in…
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New Ethics Paper Published

My new paper "Engineering Better Ethics into Human and Artificial Cognitive Systems" has just been published by Springer. You can download a copy of it here: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-11051-2
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Two New Papers Uploaded

I've uploaded two new papers to the Library section of my web site: one on applying decision analysis to meet leadership challenges at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), and the other on applying it to medical malpractice cases at Stanford Health. Either can be downloaded (along with the rest of my published papers) in the…
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