Realizing that only 20% of health depends on the provision of healthcare services while 60% depends on social, environmental and behavioural factors, one needs to shift the focus from Pathogenesis: Treating the symptoms of illness, to Salutogenesis: Strengthening the social determinants of health and well-being in communities.
Main stream health organizations have transformed from:
OS 1.0: Traditional input-centric operations, revolving around doctors and healthcare insititutions, to
OS 2.0: Output-centric, revolving around evidence based, standards based, and science-centric ways of operating, to
OS 3.0: Patient-Centric experiences for organizing more seamless and innovative ways of providing healthcare services, to
OS 4.0: Strengthening the sources of health and well being (Salutogenesis)
This write up is based on the book – The Essentials of Theory U by MIT Prof. Dr. Otto Scharmer