It's no secret that, regardless of our vastly different political leanings on the subject, the cost of American healthcare must come down. Dr. Atul Gawande consistently offers real insights into how to do this. As a practicing surgeon and writer of considerable influence, Dr. Gawande now offers a unique look at how a successful restaurant chain may hold some of the answers to getting more from our healthcare system through careful systematization.
This may sound crazy but it is already being implemented in Boston. Why not use frameworks that work in the highly competitive restaurant industry to improve the quality of care and reduce the costs? You be the judge.