Continuing with the idea of systems and getting our practices to a more manageable place, I’m talking with Dr. Mike Docktor today. Mike is a pediatric gastroenterologist and co-founder of Dock Health, a task management software platform specifically for healthcare professionals.
The Summer Slam series will have a few quick, to-the-point episodes with simple, actionable tips for you to put in place immediately. The strategies will mirror my own areas of focus from my last quarterly retreat. For Summer Slam #1, we’re talking about revisiting your schedule.
How many times have you entered the testing room, started the battery, and figured out that you left something crucial in another office (for me, it’s always my phone/stopwatch)? Or how many times have you sent out a report only to get an email back from the client asking why there’s another name on the report? Today’s episode is a commentary on mistakes and how to avoid them. It draws heavily on material from Atul Gawande’s book, The Checklist Manifesto.