Using Discrete Event Computer Simulation To Improve Patient Flow

Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug
Crowding and limited resources have increased the strain on acute care facilities and emergency departments worldwide. These problems are particularly prevalent in developing countries. Discrete event simulation is a computer-based tool that can be used to estimate how changes to complex health care delivery systems such as emergency departments will affect operational performance.

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Assessment of the Status of Prehospital Care

Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012 Jul-Sep
Injury and other medical emergencies are becoming increasingly common in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Many to most of the deaths from these conditions occur outside of hospitals, necessitating the development of prehospital carePrehospital capabilities are inadequately developed to meet the growing needs for emergency care in most LMICs.

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Local Use of Geographic Information Systems to Improve Data Utilization & Health Services

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jan
To show the utility of combining routinely collected data with geographic location using a Geographic Information System (GIS) in order to facilitate a data-driven approach to identifying potential gaps in access to emergency obstetric care within a rural Rwandan health district.

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