Kocman D, Stöckelová T, Pearse R, Martin G. Neither magic bullet nor a mere tool: negotiating multiple logics of the checklist in healthcare quality improvement. Sociology of Health and Illness. 2019
Over two decades, the checklist has risen to prominence in healthcare improvement. This paper contributes to the debate between its proponents and critics, making the case for an Science and Technology Studies‐informed understanding of the checklist that demonstrates the limitations of both the “checklist‐as‐panacea” and “checklist‐as‐socially‐determined” positions.