” When I do an operation, it’s half a dozen people. When it goes beautifully, it’s like a symphony, with everybody playing their part. “


” People say that the most expensive piece of medical equipment is the doctor’s pen. It’s not that we make all the money. It’s that we order all the money. “


” The writing I love has something memorable in it – an image, a smell. It’s the connection between the moment and the whole concept, weaving the micro together with the macro so that it has a hold on people – that’s writing. “


” The health-care sector certainly employs more people and more machines than it did. But there have been no great strides in service. In Western Europe, most primary-care practices now use electronic health records and offer after-hours care, in the United States, most don’t. “



All 4 Atul Gawande Quotes about People in picture


When I do an operation, it
People say that the most expensive piece of medical equipment is the doctor


The writing I love has something memorable in it - an image, a smell. It
The health-care sector certainly employs more people and more machines than it did. But there have been no great strides in service. In Western Europe, most primary-care practices now use electronic health records and offer after-hours care, in the United States, most don
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