Towards a full implementation of collaborative care plan. OR Informing National Health Policy

Tadjer, Mohamed, Chaussalet, Thierry J., Fouladinejad, Farid, Chahed, Salma, Saiyed, S. and Redzanovic, Sabina (2011) Towards a full implementation of collaborative care plan. OR Informing National Health Policy. In: Operational Research Information National Health Policy: proceedings of the 37th ORAHS conference. School of Mathematics, Cardiff University. ISBN 9780956915801

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Today, UK healthcare strategy managers face a challenge in developing and implementing an efficient care process in line with preserving a steady care evidence-based practice. This would be possible through the monitoring of time schedule and reduction of unnecessary variability with respect to clinical performances, consequently, to achieve the required quality of service at a contained cost. For this purpose the development of a model requires a firm rational basis to provide clear direction. Therefore, it is necessary to provide a systematic assessment for planning and coordinating healthcare services through which patients needs have to be achieved. This study aims to cover the healthcare process for particular conditions, e.g., COPD, Diabetes, Chronicle Heart Disease etc, modelling together the interaction of all components of Hounslow healthcare system, hence, to track patient flow across the system using spatio-temporal models and to evaluate the variations in length of stay and referral activities from the standardised pathways. Furthermore, we intend to derive indexes to inform the reshaping and the delivery of healthcare system.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2011 09:05
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2011 09:05

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