Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine (ret.) and Medical Informatician

Archive for July, 2012

Atul Gawande “How do we heal medicine?”

Posted: Jul 30th, 2012 •• Category: Medicine

Cowboys vs Pit Crews Key facts from his recent TED talk… Modern doctors have 4000 procedures and 6000 medications at their disposal In 1970 it took 2 FTEs to care for a patient in the hospital In 2001┬áit took 15 FTEs to care for the same patient Checklists and mandatory pauses help decrease mistakes “We […]