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Complexity Approaches for Common Issues

This section of Edgeware is devoted to complexity informed approaches to important issues faced by health care organizations. Many health care leaders have a growing sense that conventional approaches to issues central to their organization's future viability are not yielding the intended results and that new thinking is required. The contents of this section are intended to stimulate fresh thinking and new approaches by offering a complexity perspective and practical advice on such issues as:

  • planning when the future is unknowable
  • quality improvement
  • creating health care systems and networks
  • community health improvement
  • building organizations which are more creative and adaptable

Map-makers, Explorers, and Tricksters:
New Roles for Planning and Prediction

 

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