Learning fails in bad systems

Enormous energy is spent on developing strategies to accomplish things with comparatively little paid to the systems that they are

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When More is Less: The Information Paradox

There is a point at which information ceases to increase knowledge and understand and begins to undermine it, creating a

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Defining the New Designer

It’s been suggested that anyone who shapes the world intentionally is a designer, however those who train and practice as

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Social Media and Health: Leaders(hip) and Followers(hip)

Systems thinking, design thinking, developmental evaluation, creativity, networks and innovation: these are the keywords for health in the coming years. They are as author Eric Topol calls the dawning of the creative destruction of medicine. The public is already using social media for health and now the time has come for health (care, promotion and protection) systems to get on board and make the changes necessary to join them.

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Diversity and Structure Meets Systems and Design Thinking

Does putting sick people together in one place (like a hospital) seem all that smart? We don’t consider alternatives. Systems and design thinking can offer some ways around this problem and get us back to questing the structures we’ve created and encouraging greater diversity in our conversations about health and healthcare.

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