DR. TSONG: Yes. I just had prepared two slides to address the general issue of quality standard. Could I show them?
DR. KIBBE: Fine.
DR. TSONG: First, I want to get permission from Dr. Olsson because I used your slide and twisted it a little bit to get to my point.
DR. TSONG: First, let's talk about the quality standards. Suppose I'm a drug manufacturer and I have a supplier to supply the material, and so whenever the shipment comes, I have to take a sample to give a quality score of that. Suppose the perfect score is 100, and once I receive a product which scores 75, I know I'm going to reject the batch, turn it back.
But the chances are I receive a batch which has a score of 90, which I feel, hey, I could cheat a little bit, so I'll pick up the phone and call the supplier, and say this quality is not really what I expected. I wanted 100, you gave me 90 percent, and you have to pull your act together to give me better product.
Then if I get a score which is 85, and I