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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2015 Sep-Oct;53(5):532-3.


[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Unidad de Educación, Investigación y Políticas de Salud, Dirección de Prestaciones Médicas, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Distrito Federal, México.


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Of all the animals, the human being is the only one capable of making processes leading to the development of new tools and methodologies changing the course of nature for their own and others' benefit. These improvements have been also given, of course, in the field of medicine, where the research made by thousands of people have been favored by the advance of new technologies, procedures and substances, that while intended to achieve the welfare of patients also seek to achieve a higher profit margin.


Innovation; Innovation and development policy; Mexico; Technological development

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