The System Exchange addresses complex social problems by transforming the form and function of community systems through capacity-building and action learning efforts to help diverse stakeholders:

  • Question what is
  • Take risks
  • Initiate immediate action
  • Pursue effective implementation
  • Commit to learning and adapting

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System change approaches and models


The ABLe Change Framework is a systems change approach that is designed to be dynamic and adaptive to local conditions and problems, providing stakeholders with the flexibility they need to effectively address targeted population-level problems.

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System exChange and Statewide Health Innovation Work

The System exChange is working with the Michigan's State Innovation Model (SIM). The System exChange Team has been providing training, coaching, and evaluation supports to five Michigan regions working to improve local wellbeing by addressing social determinants of health. 

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