Monthly Archives: August 2012

STANDARDIZATION IS NOT A BAD WORD IN HEALTHCARE:

Why would a Harvard neurosurgeon spend his spare time trying to understand how the Cheesecake Factory operates their kitchens. In the New Yorker magazine, writer and practicing neurosurgeon, Dr Atul Gawande marveled at how the Cheesecake Factory uses intelligent process … Continue reading

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OUR HEALTH SYSTEM IS CHANGING- NOT!

I keep wondering why making changes in healthcare are so difficult. It can take up to 15 years to implement simple changes to care guidelines. When it comes to changing a healthcare system, there is much complexity and enormous inertia. … Continue reading

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