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Enabling better management of patients: discrete event simulation combined with the STAR approach
Squeezed budgets and funding cuts are expected to become a feature of the healthcare landscape in the future, forcing decision makers such as service managers, clinicians and commissioners to find effective ways of allocating ...
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 ...
Demand and Capacity Modelling for Acute Services using Discrete Event Simulation
Increasing demand for services in England with limited healthcare budget has put hospitals under immense pressure. Given that almost all National Health Service (NHS) hospitals have severe capacity constraints (beds and ...
A Discrete Event Simulation model to evaluate the use of community services in the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease in the United Kingdom.
Background: The number of people affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD) is increasing in the United Kingdom driven by population ageing. The treatment of the disease is complex, resource intensive and currently there is no ...