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Gawande: More facilities should use checklists

Medicine is so complex that even the smartest physicians can’t remember everything and should use a checklist to ensure proper patient care, says Harvard Medical School surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande. Author of “The Checklist Manifesto,” Gawande says the checklist gets the “dumb stuff out of the way” so a medical team can focus on more important tasks. USA TODAY (1/26)


February 10, 2010 - Posted by | Creative disruption, healthcare, hospitals, innovation, quality | , ,

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