Assorted Links

  • Interview with Peter Pronovost. “The pilot who neglects a checklist before take-off would not be allowed to fly, and most safe industries have transgressions that are firing offenses. … There hasn’t been that kind of accountability in health care. … Hospitals don’t pressure physicians about teamwork for fear of jeopardizing the business they bring to the hospital.”
  • Doctors taking kickbacks. Dr. William H. Resh, one of the accused doctors, defended himself like this: “I believe that it goes without saying that a doctor who agrees to consult with a company does so because of the confidence level they have in the company and the quality of its products.”
  • Advanced navel-gazing — nice article in Forbes about self-tracking.

Thanks to Brent Pottenger.

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