Healthcare is an example of a complex adaptive system. The American Healthcare system has evolved to be one of the most complex in the world. Read about how viewing this system mechanically won’t repair the healthcare mess we’re in.
Though we don’t realize it, much of our medicine practice is still stuck in a Humoral mindset—where we diagnose symptoms rather than the true problem. Read about how to avoid crippling our body’s natural defenses in our treatment of symptoms.
Students involved in schools that are highly analytical and focus on testing results do not perform as well as those who learn experientially. Human beings are not machines, and our education systems should change to respect that.
Our society and economical systems have evolved as a complex adaptive system. Changes in paradigms are often seen as a threat. Learn more about how economy functions as a complex adaptive system!
Military and Defense departments can also be seen as complex adaptive systems. When addressing problems with our military systems, viewing these systems mechanically won’t solve the problems.