February 21, 2008 | Mark Paradies

Checklist Saves Lives But is Banned

I wrote about this amazingly stupid government decision to stop research into imporving patient care by using a checklist, but I came across this link to the New Yorker magazine article, so I thought I should include it here:

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/12/10/071210fa_fact_gawande

If you agree that this is outrageous, write the White House, your Congressman, and your Senator.

Use these links:

Contact the President and Vice-President about this at:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/

Write your Congressman about this by using the following link:

https://forms.house.gov/wyr/welcome.shtml

Write your Senator at this link:

http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

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