Organizational interventions employing principles of complexity science have improved outcomes for patients with Type II diabetes

@article{Leykum2007OrganizationalIE,
  title={Organizational interventions employing principles of complexity science have improved outcomes for patients with Type II diabetes},
  author={Luci K. Leykum and Jacqueline A. Pugh and Valerie A. Lawrence and Michael L. Parchman and Polly Hitchcock No{\"e}l and John E. Cornell and Reuben R. McDaniel},
  journal={Implementation science : IS},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={28 - 28}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the development of several models of care delivery for patients with chronic illness, consistent improvements in outcomes have not been achieved. These inconsistent results may be less related to the content of the models themselves, but to their underlying conceptualization of clinical settings as linear, predictable systems. The science of complex adaptive systems (CAS), suggests that clinical settings are non-linear, and increasingly has been used as a framework for… CONTINUE READING