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Modelling the neonatal system: A joint analysis of length of stay and patient pathways
In the United Kingdom, one in seven babies require specialist neonatal care after birth, with a noticeable increase in demand. Coupled with budgeting constraints and lack of investment means that neonatal units are struggling. ...
Modelling length of stay and patient flows : methodological case studies from the UK neonatal care services
The number of babies needing neonatal care is increasing due mainly to technological and therapeutic advances. These advances have implied a decreasing neonatal mortality rate for low birth weight infants and also a falling ...