How to Get Things Right!

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Yesterday I was viewing the Daily Show with and he interviewed on his book [avhamazon wishlist=”316GBGPB468U5″ locale=”UK” asin=”1846683130″ linktype=”text” picsize=”small”]. One of the most interesting things I heard was about the results of using in Hospital’s ICU and in healthcare in general. Explored in detail in the book is the study sponsored by the to verify if checklists made any difference to death numbers in several around the world and the results seems to be astonishing.

In a nutshell, Atul Gawande proposes “checklists” as tools to deal with the limitations of human beings in the face of complex problems in throughout a series of real world examples.

This is for sure a must buy for me, and not only with respect to /Care3G projects.

About the author

Lopo Lencastre de Almeida Entrepreneur. Project Manager, Web Strategist and Application Developer. Particularly interested in client / server systems and design of relational databases, Usability, UX and Accessibility, Security, Authentication and authorization in distributed software development. Always keen to be part of interesting projects, particularly in the spirit of FLOSS. Also interested in governance, ethics and transparency.

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Note: this article was last updated in February 25th, 2010

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