Assessing the impact of patient care policies using simulation analysis.

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Simulation models are ideal for assessing the performance of strategic, tactical, and operational policies for hospitals. Simulation can validate a proposed policy, uncover fallacies of a proposal, or determine the sensitivity of the response to a policy change. A simulation model was developed to analyze the complex interactions comprising patient… (More)

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@article{Butler1992AssessingTI, title={Assessing the impact of patient care policies using simulation analysis.}, author={Taylor W Butler and Gary R. Reeves and Kirk R. Karwan and James R. Sweigart}, journal={Journal of the Society for Health Systems}, year={1992}, volume={3 3}, pages={38-53} }