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Checklists & protocols: Doctors’ egos versus patients’ lives (and taxpayers’ dollars)

Three clips from different things I’ve read (relatively) recently, all saying doctors’ egos and status-fights can kill (and more). First up, Atul Gawande, who has also written “Better: A Surgeon’s notes on Performance.” “We don’t like checklists. They can be … Continue reading

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