Reflections on Healthcare Safety: updated!

[Originally published December 24, 2009] Systems thinking impacts safety across all fields, yet in this 2009 legislative session, many are missing the entire forest, not just the trees. There is safety in numbers (pardon the pun) only if those numbers are real, evidence-based and actionable. . . . → Read More: Reflections on Healthcare Safety: updated!

When efficiency isn’t

[Originally published December 18, 2009] If we’re really going to expand our thinking, some of the most basic concepts – and those that seem to be most precious to consultants – need revisiting. . . . → Read More: When efficiency isn’t

A walk in the forest…

Systems Thinking teaches us how to scale our perspective to study the forest or the trees, while Systems Engineering tells us what to do with the data we find.

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