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We need rules in order to construe the medicine of the future and to be able to understand, recognise, study and govern phenomena.


Antonio Addis


The regulatory affairs of tomorrow

Rules to regulate the innovation that is constantly proposed in this sector

A conversation with Giovanna Scroccaro and Armando Genazzani

Does the exception prove the rule?

It is useful to account for such exceptions in order to maintain the right degree of flexibility while continuing to follow the rules

Antonio Addis

Regulating proximity– transparency of rules

When the rules are clear you should not be worried about the possibility to collaborate

Interview with Patrizia Popoli



We need rules in order to construe the medicine of the future and to be able to understand, recognise, study and govern phenomena.


The phenomena that will be influencing future medicine are viewed as complex and never fully “binary”.


Looking for a medicine that is closer to and more ready to meet users’ most distant and different needs.


Studying it, being able to interpret and govern it so that it does not dominate us is such an ancient lesson.

It happens

Stories of a becoming that perhaps we have not been able to fully bring into focus yet.


When we are faced with big uncertainties all we can do is trial, experiment and learn from our mistakes.


The natural way to find a new view and to see things in a different way is to keep the right distance.



Rules for an ethical behaviour

A journey marked by six keywords

Luciano Manicardi


Making the rules during an emergency

How can you reconcile political decisions with scientific data during a context of uncertainty?

Interview with Giacomo Galletti and Enrico Girardi


Making the rules together

In order for justice to work citizens should have a healthy relationship with rules

Interview with Gherardo Colombo


The care crisis and women bearing its weight

The cause of this crisis and how we can end it with a focus on public collective accountability

Interview with Emma Dowling


Not everyone is patients, but we are all citizens.

@KarstenJuhl on communicating the uncertainty ...of the effects of healthcare interventions, both benefits and harms. Important for preventive interventions such as screening programmes, where participants are not patients.

"Nell’esplorazione delle parole ogni tanto l’abbiamo presa un poco da lontano. Non questa volta... però, in cui siamo andati dritti al cuore di una tematica centrale per comprendere l’innovazione: l’hta".

Il nuovo numero di Forward è online!


Last week I had the opportunity to present our work on #ChatGPT use among Italian med students at ...@forwardRPM meeting 🤖

Together with the Open Access Medicine team, we conducted a cross-sectional analysis on use of the software, users’ opinions, and future directions


Now almost all @Sensible__Med knows #4Words and @forwardRPM
Maybe it’s time for Forward to the ...States himself…

@adamcifu @AntonioAddis2 @VPrasadMDMPH @drjohnm @IoanaA_Cristea @RebeccaDeFiore

@adamcifu Thank you for a wonderful talk on why celebrity doctors bug you. They are essentially ...modern quacks. They peddle useless ideas in stead of useless oitments and their platform is not a horse cart but social media. Other than that, it is the same problem really.

@KarstenJuhl #4words #Estiti
“Authorities do not lose credibility by acknowledging ...uncertainty.”

Self-conscious sharing a video clip of me but...