A systemic problem is a problem due to issues inherent in the overall system, "Health Care Renewal: The NIH: "We Have a Systemic Problem", HCRenewal, 2009, webpage: [http://hcrenewal.blogspot.com/2005/02/nih-we-have-systemic-problem.html HCR-syst-prob]. rather than due to a specific, individual, isolated factor. Contrast with pilot error, user error or mistake. A change to the structure, organization or policies in that system could alleviate the systemic problem.
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