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Extemporaneous Adaptation to Evolving Complexity: A Case Study of Resilience in Healthcare

@inproceedings{Perry2006ExtemporaneousAT,
  title={Extemporaneous Adaptation to Evolving Complexity: A Case Study of Resilience in Healthcare},
  author={S. Perry and Robert Wears and B. Anderson},
  year={2006}
}
The work of healthcare is performed in a guild fashion with few instances of simultaneous cooperative work that crosses traditional boundaries of responsibility and authority. The following is a case of resilient performance during a medical crisis, in which several individuals from unrelated specialties who had never before worked together cooperatively, adapted quickly to shifting goals. Study of such successes and failures within healthcare may elucidate the conditions, features and… CONTINUE READING
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