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Analyzing Healthcare Facility Resilience: Scientometric Review and Knowledge Map

Lingzhi Li, Shuni Liao, Jingfeng Yuan, Endong Wang, Jianjun She
2021 Frontiers in Public Health  
This study presents a scientometric review for healthcare facility resilience research.  ...  Finally, a knowledge map for resilience of healthcare facilities was put forward, in which critical research contents, current knowledge gaps, and future research work were discussed.  ...  The main reason for this limitation is that existing studies do not fully support modeling and simulation of system interdependency and cascading effects for healthcare facilities (112) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.764069 pmid:34820352 pmcid:PMC8606559 fatcat:n3pb3bmuszfyrldmwkohmkwa24

Using Discrete Event Simulation Approach To Reduce Waiting Times In Computed Tomography Radiology Department

Mwafak Shakoor
2015 Zenodo  
A discrete event simulation model was developed using Arena simulation software to investigate different alternatives to improve the overall system delivery based on adding resource scenarios due to the  ...  The purpose of this study was to reduce patient waiting times, improve system throughput and improve resources utilization in radiology department.  ...  The accuracy of results and conclusions in simulation studies depends on a robust and high quality of the collected input data.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1338043 fatcat:7ughijfnajeuzlv5xdkj7zwasy

Design of emergency response manufacturing networks: a decision-making framework

Yousef Haddad, Konstantinos Salonitis, Christos Emmanouilidis
2021 Procedia CIRP  
Finally, a case study inspired by the shortages of medical supplies, and healthcare workers' personal protective equipment (PPE), during the worldwide 2020 outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus is employed  ...  Finally, a case study inspired by the shortages of medical supplies, and healthcare workers' personal protective equipment (PPE), during the worldwide 2020 outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus is employed  ...  The applicability of the framework was demonstrated on a case study for the production of PPE (face shields) for frontline healthcare workers in South East England during the 2019-2020 coronavirus COVID  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.01.068 fatcat:chaxovbykzg6lf3sw3m7ualzc4

A Role-Playing Activity for Medical Students Demonstrates Economic Factors Affecting Health in Underprivileged Communities

Aldrin B Loyola, Lia M Palileo-Villanueva
2020 Advances in Medical Education and Practice  
In particular, these students cited the commodification of healthcare and related services, inappropriate policies, and insufficient funding specifically for services and health human resources.  ...  The students also emphasized the necessity for competition among a number of providers of goods and services to reduce prices.  ...  Ferlie Famaloan and Ms. Jhaki Mendoza for assisting us with the analysis of the student essays. We would also like to thank Dr. Lance Catedral and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.2147/amep.s259032 pmid:32982536 pmcid:PMC7489936 fatcat:ddekhhqhbrenjpz7pshglwbvme

Using Visual Analytics to Improve Hospital Scheduling and Patient Flow

Janna Anneke Fitzgerald, Ann Dadich
2009 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
The increasing demand for hospital emergency services has important implications for the allocation of limited public resources and the management of healthcare services.  ...  Although reform is an oft-cited way to improve the healthcare system, it has a limited ability to readily address this increasing demand.  ...  However, Australian public hospitals have a limited capacity to meet this demand [13] . The limited capacity of EDs is evidenced by access block [2] , [17] .  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762009000200003 fatcat:mvr3gks5sje3nckmtw2br6ab5y

Knowledge management in healthcare: towards 'knowledge-driven' decision-support services

Syed Sibte Raza Abidi
2001 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
A discrete event simulation (DES) model of the process is designed and performance metrics identified. Results: Yearly demand for Radiology services are increasing significantly.  ...  Conclusion: DES modelling, though data intensive, provides decision makers with insights into resource utilisation, process capacity, delays and disruptions and in doing so supports operations, management  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the insights and support provided by the Radiology Staff of Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, County Galway.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1386-5056(01)00167-8 pmid:11518661 fatcat:pmujzins7zardhcxeve3ryjdgy

Changing Systems Through Effective Teams: A Role for Simulation

Elizabeth D. Rosenman, Rosemarie Fernandez, Ambrose H. Wong, Michael Cassara, Dylan D. Cooper, Maybelle Kou, Torrey A. Laack, Ivette Motola, Jessica R. Parsons, Benjamin R. Levine, James A. Grand, Robert Cloutier
2017 Academic Emergency Medicine  
different affective, behavioral, and cognitive demands on a team.  ...  Research involving team training in healthcare simulation has predominantly focused on within, or intra-, team performance, with limited exploration of MTSs and inter-team collaboration.  ...  Team Adaptation Team adaptability The ability of a team to response to disruptions and evolving demands in the work environment (outcome).  ... 
doi:10.1111/acem.13260 pmid:28727258 fatcat:bcxmdl7cvjblzhcbovbnigmelm

Cardiovascular disease training lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic: Need for change in training paradigm

Dakshin Gangadharamurthy
2020 Journal of Nuclear Cardiology  
Acknowledgements The author thanks Lindsay Arndt, MLIS; faculty/GME and fellows of Magnolia Regional Health Center, Corinth, MS 38834 who were helpful in the preparation of this manuscript.  ...  The COVID-19 pandemic has led to extraordinary clinical demands on the healthcare community.  ...  challenges in the form of creation of centralized/national digital library and repository of multimodality imaging studies, virtual and simulation tools of procedural training and didactics resources  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12350-020-02314-x pmid:32914319 fatcat:fwueyzd4pff43gu5x3e4vgiuze

How should hospitals manage the backlog of patients awaiting surgery following the COVID-19 pandemic? A demand modelling simulation case study for carotid endarterectomy [article]

Guy Martin, Jonathan Clarke, Sheraz Markar, Alexander W Carter, Sam Mason, Sanjay Purkayastha, Ara Darzi, James Kinross, PanSurg Collaborative
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
Aims and Methods This case study takes carotid endarterectomy as a time-sensitive surgical procedure and simulates 400 compartmental demand modelling scenarios for managing surgical capacity in the UK  ...  Conclusions This case study for carotid endarterectomy has shown that every healthcare system is going to have to make difficult decisions for balancing human and capital resources against the needs of  ...  takes CEA as a case study for an evidence-based time-sensitive surgical procedure, and then seeks to simulate a range of demand modelling scenarios for managing surgical capacity after the pandemic has  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.04.29.20085183 fatcat:43rtoceddfcohn2woqkwrefxsm

Supply Chain Disruptions Due to Pandemic- A Case Study Paper on the Recent Pandemic Covid 19

Archana M S, Kavya C, Prathiksha B
2020 International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology  
It then, discusses a case study of Unilever restructuring its supply chain system. The paper also suggests a methodology for supply chain management during pandemic.  ...  Supply chains of today are very intricate and interconnected; disruption at one part can spread in an unpredicted manner.  ...  These techniques had few limitations such as, a) Tuff to analyze the impact as the time passes b) Does not study the generation of disruptions through SC c) These techniques wouldn't consider demand-side  ... 
doi:10.38124/ijisrt20jul854 fatcat:cvwbjfwx3fatnkijnxuhhqsnka

Simulation Modelling and Analysis of Primary Health Centre Operations [article]

Mohd Shoaib, Varun Ramamohan
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Simulation outcomes for the three observed configurations indicate negligible patient waiting times and low resource utilisation values at observed patient demand estimates.  ...  with hierarchical health systems a template for the development of simulation models of their primary healthcare facilities.  ...  Similarly, for NCD checks we were able to record a very small number of observations because of staff apprehension that doing so would disrupt provision of care, and hence, we held discussions with the  ... 
arXiv:2104.12492v2 fatcat:5p5owqs4abauhf2vzh4yhmszbi

The global pool of simulation exercise materials in health emergency preparedness and response: a scoping review with a health system perspective

Geraldine McDarby, Lindy Reynolds, Zandile Zibwowa, Shams Syed, Ed Kelley, Sohel Saikat
2019 BMJ Global Health  
Currently available SimEx materials lack an integrated health system perspective and have a limited focus on the quality of services delivered within the context of response to a public health emergency  ...  There is, however, a paucity of information on SimEx application to test the functionality of health systems alongside emergency preparedness, response and recovery.  ...  The capacity to respond to an outbreak and maintain essential services creates a surge in demand for critical resources.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001687 pmid:31406594 pmcid:PMC6666827 fatcat:5clzeo4tazbldmjojip5vy453m

Face mask use in the general population and optimal resource allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic [article]

Colin J Worby, Hsiao-Han Chang
2020 biorxiv/medrxiv  
We consistently found that a random distribution of masks in the population was a suboptimal strategy when resources were limited.  ...  With no vaccine available and numerous national healthcare systems reaching or exceeding capacity, interventions to limit transmission are urgently needed.  ...  We assumed that the mask is worn on average for μ days before requiring replacement, and the rate of non-wearers acquiring masks depends on both demandA for healthy and .  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.04.04.20052696 pmid:32511626 pmcid:PMC7276053 fatcat:iut7phleezgaxkzy5ofshwvbam

Empirical Optimization on Post-Disaster Communication Restoration for Social Equality [article]

Jianqing Liu, Shangjia Dong, Thomas Morris
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Based on a collected dataset, we further evaluate and demonstrate how our design will prioritize communication services for vulnerable people and promote social equality compared with an existing modeling  ...  Recent sociological studies have shown that people from marginalized groups (e.g., minority, low income, and poor education) are more vulnerable to communication outages.  ...  Ali Mostafavi from Texas A&M University for the Hurricane Harvey household survey data support.  ... 
arXiv:2103.10582v1 fatcat:v5xrrll7ufdojlpfbuj2xo4lsu

Examining the feasibility of using a modelling tool to assess resilience across a health-care system and assist with decisions concerning service reconfiguration

Sonya Crowe, Christos Vasilakis, Andrew Skeen, Phil Storr, Peter Grove, Steve Gallivan, Martin Utley
2014 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
When reconfiguring a service, health planners often take into account projected demand for services, patient access criteria and budgetary constraints (amongst other things), but typically give little  ...  Changes in medical practice, demographic shifts and financial pressures are all examples of factors that may contribute to demand for periodic changes in the configuration of health services.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the insights and advice we received from the following individuals: Sally Bell, Tom Bowen, Mary Gallivan, Dr Chooi Lee, Guy Mayou, Sam Roberts, Prof Tom Treasure  ... 
doi:10.1057/jors.2013.102 fatcat:4roenur2vvcbjjsowyawiv434a
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