TITLE

Seven Rules for Modeling Health Care Systems

AUTHOR(S)
Seila, Andrew F.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2005, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p356
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines rules for modeling health care systems. There is much interest in the issue of delivering health care safely, efficiently and effectively. This involves, managing the delivery system so that it works smoothly, allocating resources such as personnel, beds and equipment efficiently, delivering services at the lowest cost and providing high quality, effective care. The process of developing health care system models requires health system managers and care givers to collaborate with modelers or systems engineers and operations researchers.
ACCESSION #
19204597

 

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