Minding the Gaps : Creating Resilience in Health Care

  title={Minding the Gaps : Creating Resilience in Health Care},
  author={Christopher P. Nemeth and Robert L. Wears and David D. Woods and Erik Hollnagel and Richard I. Cook},
Resilience is the intrinsic ability of a system to adjust its functioning prior to, during, or following changes and disturbances so that it can sustain required operations, even after a major mishap or in the presence of continuous stress. As an emergent property of systems that is not tied to tallies of adverse events or estimates of their probability, resilience provides the means for organizations to target resource investments by integrating safety and productivity concerns. Resilience… CONTINUE READING

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