I have always been a little gonzo for checklists.
But Atul Gawande’s book, The Checklist Manifesto, has pushed me over the edge.
The book was published in 2009 and shortly after that, a patient recommended it to me. I have had it on my shelf ever since.
Well, having vowed this year not to buy any more books until I made my way through my to-read stack, I finally read it. And what a revelation.
Gawande describes the use of checklists in ways I had never imagined.
The book got me thinking about the potential to improve systems in the two areas I am most familiar–physical therapy practice and medical blogging. [Read more…] about The Power of the Checklist: from Your Medical Clinic to Your Blog