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The checklist manifesto

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By Atul Gawande

The checklist manifesto

A New York Times Bestseller In latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives how we can deal with it. The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industry in almost every realm of organized activity. And the reason is simple: the volume complexity of knowledge today has exceeded our ability as individuals to properly deliver it to people consistently, correctly, safely. We train longer, specialize more, use ever-advancing technologies, still we fail. Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument that we can do better, using the simplest of methods: the checklist. In riveting stories, he reveals what checklists can do, what they can’t, how they could bring about striking improvements in a variety of fields, from medicine disaster recovery to professions businesses of all kinds. And the insights are making a difference. Already, a simple surgical checklist from the World Health Organization designed following the ideas described here has been adopted in more than twenty countries as a standard for care has been heralded as “the biggest clinical invention in thirty years” ( The Independent ).

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A New York Times Bestseller In latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives how we can deal with it. The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industry in almost every realm of organized activity. And the reason is simple: the volume complexity of knowledge today has exceeded our ability as individuals to properly deliver it to people consistently, correctly, safely. We train longer, specialize more, use ever-advancing technologies, still we fail. Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument that we can do better, using the simplest of methods: the checklist. In riveting stories, he reveals what checklists can do, what they can’t, how they could bring about striking improvements in a variety of fields, from medicine disaster recovery to professions businesses of all kinds. And the insights are making a difference. Already, a simple surgical checklist from the World Health Organization designed following the ideas described here has been adopted in more than twenty countries as a standard for care has been heralded as “the biggest clinical invention in thirty years” ( The Independent ).

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