Checklists in Investment Operations: Lessons from the World Health Organization

By Stephen Van de Wetering Checklists can save lives – literally. A study by the World Health Organization found at least half a million deaths each year could be prevented by implementing a simple surgical safety checklist. This finding was backed up by a study in the Netherlands, which discovered that using a checklist reduced surgery complications by more than a third, and deaths by almost half. It’s a simple concept, but immensely effective – and…