Can a PC-based model assist the management of waiting lists? Observations from a case study.

@article{Cromwell1999CanAP,
  title={Can a PC-based model assist the management of waiting lists? Observations from a case study.},
  author={Donna Cromwell and Lowry Mays},
  journal={Journal of quality in clinical practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={173-8}
}
Routine statistics provide only limited support to doctors and managers responsible for the management of surgical waiting lists. Therefore, a study developed a PC-based model that could assist medium-term planning activities that, for example, aim to reduce excessive waiting times. The model allows the user to create scenarios that describe possible future activity levels and calculates how these will affect waiting list behaviour. A key feature of the model is that it recognizes that a… CONTINUE READING

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