Tag Archives: Medical Error

Publication Bias: Ben Goldacre (1974-)

Great video talk with implications for scientific conflict from Ben Goldacre on the huge bias in medical research publication.    

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Probability and Sums of All Our Fears

I am always interested in the important role fear plays in conflict. Unfortunately, we are very wired to react to fearful stories and situations and much less wired to consider probabilities. Even in countries with no poisonous snakes, people still … Continue reading

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Medical Errors Kill 100,000: Conflict, Process Discipline and the Medical System

I love American surgeon Atul Gawande’s book ‘The Check List Manifesto‘, which is the inspiration behind the Creative Conflict Model of this blog, which is itself a conflict check list or process discipline. Atul shows very clearly the massive difference, … Continue reading

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