A Canadian Network for Modeling and Simulation in Healthcare

Carter, Michael
December 2005
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2005, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p318
Academic Journal
This article reports that in September 2004, the Network in Healthcare Modelling and Simulation, Mashnet was awarded funding of around £60,000 for three years from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of Canada. The idea for this application began at an Operational Research Society workshop on healthcare simulation in Reading, England in 2003. Aim of Mashnet was to improve the application of modelling and simulation techniques within healthcare decision making. Mashnet looks forward to establish a small steering group which communicates on an on-going basis to facilitate the activities of the network. Ideally to include members from differing backgrounds.


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