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About Gerald Bloom

Research Fellow

Gerry is a physician and health system analyst who leads the health and disease programme at STEPS. His special interest is health system transition in rapidly changing contexts.

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New methods needed: How can complexity science help us to understand pluralistic health systems?

This is the first blogpost in a series of reflections emerging from a workshop on complex adaptive systems research methods held in Baltimore in June 2014. It was first published on the Future Health Systems website. Until recently, the dominant view of a health system was as a combination of building blocks — such as human…