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Atul Gawande — How Do We Heal Medicine?
Doctor and writer Atul Gawande gives a fascinating TED talk. He urges us to take a step back and look at new ways to do medicine — with fewer cowboys and more pit crews. Gawande argues that doctors can dramatically improve their practice using something as simple as a checklist.
Making systems work is the great task of my generation of physicians and scientists. But I would go further and say that making systems work — whether in healthcare, education, climate change, making a pathway out of poverty — is the great task of our generation as a whole.”