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From the Ted Talk "Atul Gawande: How do we heal medicine?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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But when we look at the positive deviants — the ones who are getting the best results at the lowest costs — we find the ones that look the most like systems are the most successful. That is to say, they found ____ to get all of the different pieces, all of the different components, to come together into a whole. Having great components is not enough, and yet we've been obsessed in ________ with __________. We want the best drugs, the best technologies, the best specialists, but we don't think too much about how it all comes together. It's a terrible design strategy actually.

Solution

  1. medicine
  2. ways
  3. components

Original Text

But when we look at the positive deviants — the ones who are getting the best results at the lowest costs — we find the ones that look the most like systems are the most successful. That is to say, they found ways to get all of the different pieces, all of the different components, to come together into a whole. Having great components is not enough, and yet we've been obsessed in medicine with components. We want the best drugs, the best technologies, the best specialists, but we don't think too much about how it all comes together. It's a terrible design strategy actually.

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Important Words

  1. components
  2. costs
  3. design
  4. deviants
  5. drugs
  6. find
  7. great
  8. lowest
  9. medicine
  10. obsessed
  11. pieces
  12. positive
  13. results
  14. specialists
  15. strategy
  16. successful
  17. systems
  18. technologies
  19. terrible
  20. ways