People can and will process information, as well as react to changes in information.|
Education occurred explicitly or there is a new strategy for information uptake.
Change in pattern of interactions, including nonverbal communication, among agents.|
Introducing new agents into the system.
|Self-organization||Order is created in a system without explicit hierarchical direction. Interventions explicitly allow for modifications, tailoring, adjustments, and negotiations based on patient characteristics, situations, circumstances, and uniqueness of patients, at the level of patients.|
The system and the environment influence each other’s development.|
Adaptations, additions or changes to the intervention or implementation of the intervention that affect more than one patient typically in response to new information or interim evaluation of intervention.
|Emergence||Intervention is leveraging the fact that non-linearities will occur in the system—Specifically plans to look (e.g., scanning, monitoring) for unintended consequences to try to use them to own advantage.|
Something new (e.g., staff, process) was brought to the care transition under focus. New resources have been brought in to change an outcome of interest.|
This might include new staff but could be old staff doing a new thing (i.e. reallocation of old resources or allocation of new resources).
|Processes||Any standard workflow change or work standardization could be in the form of a process checklist.|