Kahlil Gibran said “Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.” I think Gibran knew the well-known definition of perfection, without fault, is impossible. But its lesser known definition, achieving the highest degree of proficiency can describe advancement. At a point in time, current advancements are the best we have. The greatest we can do is a tireless exploration of perfection’s whereabouts while ignoring the difficulties in obtaining it. Searching for the perfect pulse is about commenting on innovative concepts, advancements, and changes in healthcare that may affect us all. Why an opinion on advancement? It is subjective, not black and white; one may view a matter as advancement, another as a barrier. I hope the notebook of thoughts expressed throughout will help you come to your own conclusions. Join the conversation.