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Whitewater Changes in Healthcare

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Identify two examples of "whitewater changes" occurring in healthcare today. What are the impacts of these changes in terms of driving transformation and creating learning organizations?

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This solution explains the term "whitewater" and how it correlates with healthcare. It gives healthcare reform as an example and includes one reference.

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Because river rapids are what we call whitewater, the term refers to constant and "rocky" change with levels of great un-expectancy. In this case, I can think of many whitewater changes in the healthcare industry: the current health reform and the changes in the care management systems. Obama's health reform certainly is not the beginning. Health reform has been happening for many, ...

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