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Patients flow: a mixed-effects modelling approach to predicting discharge probabilities

Adeyemi, Shola and Chaussalet, Thierry J. and Xie, Haifeng and Millard, Peter H. (2007) Patients flow: a mixed-effects modelling approach to predicting discharge probabilities. In: Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. IEEE CBMS 2007, Maribor, Slovenia, 20-22 June 2007. IEEE, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 725-730. ISBN 0769529054

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CBMS.2007.83

Abstract

A mixed effects approach hereby introduced to patients flow and length of stay modelling. In, particular, a class of generalized linear mixed models has been used to demonstrate the usefulness of this approach. This modelling technique is used to capture individual patients experience during the process of care as represented by their pathways through the system. The approach could predict the probability of discharge from the system, as well as detect where the system may be going wrong.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:4448
Deposited On:01 Oct 2007
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:32

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