Cognitive bias in health leaders

NA-SG-Cognitive Bias Health Leaders

NA (ED)

Cognitive bias can be a serious impediment to rational decision-making by health leaders. We use a hypothetical case study to introduce some basic concepts of bias with examples of mitigation strategies. We argue that the effect of biases should be considered when making every significant administrative decision.


Authors: Samuel G. Campbell, Pat Croskerry, David A. Petrie

Samuel G. Campbell - samuel.campbell@nshealth.ca

Planning/Thinking

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