Resource allocation in a patient population exhibiting bimodal and logarithmic cost behavior.

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Budgeting and forecasting is a part of the resource allocation process. Statistical models used in these processes often use data based on unimodal or normal probability distributions using mean values for analysis. However, health care data are frequently skewed and stratified, demanding careful analyses. In this study, financial data was examined over a… (More)

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@article{Patterson2011ResourceAI, title={Resource allocation in a patient population exhibiting bimodal and logarithmic cost behavior.}, author={Charles W Patterson}, journal={Military medicine}, year={2011}, volume={176 12}, pages={1395-9} }