A Meta-Modeling Technique for Analyzing, Designing and Adapting Healthcare Processes: A Process-Deliverable Perspective

Blijleven, Vincent ;   Jaspers, Monique ;   Wetzels, Marijntje ;   Koelemeijer, Kitty ;   Mehrsai, Afshin

Tags Healthcare modeling and simulation

Healthcare organizations have shown growing interest in implementing lean management. Through systematically identifying and eliminating waste,...

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From Data to Processes – Use of Modeling and Simulation in Healthcare

Gehlot, Vijay ;   Mathew, Liji ;   Sloane, Elliot B.

Tags Healthcare modeling and simulationQuality of service, trust, securityEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Widespread adoption of HealthIT and eHealth systems has resulted in exponential growth of health related data that can be computationally...

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In-Hospital Mortality and the "Weekend Effect": Can We Find the Underlying Causes?

Good, Norm ;   Khanna, Sankalp ;   Boyle, Justin

Tags Quality of service, trust, securityStatistical data analysisDisease profiling and personalized treatment

There is a considerable amount of evidence pointing to the existence of a weekend effect of increased in-hospital mortality in many...

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Mining Disease Sequential Risk Patterns from Nationwide Clinical Databases for Early Assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Cheng, Yi-Ting ;   Lin, Yu-Feng ;   Chiang, Kuo-Hwa ;   Tseng, Vincent S.

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementHealth risk evaluation and modelingData mining

Chronic diseases may cause heavy burden on health care resources and disturb the quality of life. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease...

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Personalized Mortality Prediction for the Critically Ill using a Patient Similarity Metric and Bagging

Lee, Joon

Tags Predictive analyticsPersonalized health/precision medicineDecision support systems

Conventional mortality prediction in intensive care is based on severity of illness scores created from heterogeneous patient data that...

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Predicting Demand for Hospital Capacity Planning

Boyle, Justin ;   Ireland, Derek ;   Webster, Fiona ;   O'Sullivan, Kim

Tags Healthcare modeling and simulationPredictive analyticseHealth

We describe the accuracy validation of a model to predict service demand in a hospital environment and illustrate its application to long term...

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