Recycling Rate

Recycling Rate

 

Name Structural and Behavioral Effects on the Recycling Rate Modelers John Egil Nilssen and Maren Sylthe

Client/Participant Waste Agency of Oslo, Norway Client Type Government

 

The Issue You Tackled One of the goals for the waste policy in the municipality of Oslo is to achieve a recycling rate at […]

Oral Health

Oral Health

 

Name Oral Health Model Modelers Mitsue Fujimaki, Josely Emiko Umeda, Renata Corrêa Pascotto, Raquel Sano Suga Terada, Thiago Brito, Ricardo Pietrobon, and Guttenberg Passos Contact Professor Mitsue Fujimaki, Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Integrated Dentistry, Universidade Estadual de Maringá – UEM,

Client State Secretary of Health of Paraná Client […]

PRISM

PRISM

 

Name Prevention Impacts Simulation Model (PRISM) Modelers Jack Homer, Kristina Wile, Gary Hirsch, Justin Trogdon, Amanda Honeycutt, Bobby Milstein, Diane Orenstein, and Lawton Cooper Discussion Please join the discussion here. Client/Participant Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Client Type Government

 

The Issue […]

Are You vMad To Go For Surgery? Risk Assessment for Transmission of vCJD via Surgical Instruments

Client: UK Department of Health

Authors/Consultant: Stephen Curram, Jonathan Coyle, André Hare

Case summary: Although the prevalence of vCJD (a human form of “Mad Cow Disease”) was successfully reduced between 2000 and 2004, the alarming peak in cases led to concern about the disease’s possible transmission via various pathways. Surgical instruments were considered to be […]

System Dynamics & Agent-Based approaches to face HR constraints

Client: Public ICT company localized in Minas Gerais, Brazil; Primary Hospital Localized in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Authors/Consultant: Guttenberg Ferreira Passos, Ilan Chamovitz, Babis Theodoulidis

Case summary: Human Resource Management (HRM) has emerged as a fundamental and critical capital in organizations. After all, human resources plan, design policies, handles machinery and innovates. Human Resources hire […]

Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children's Oral Health

Children’s Oral Health

 

Name Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children’s Oral Health Modelers Gary B. Hirsch, Burton Edelstein, Marcy Frosh, Jayanth Kumar.

Client/Participant Childen’s DentalHealth Project, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, New York State Department of Health Client Type Government The Issue You Tackled Early childhood caries (ECC) – tooth […]

The Organizational Responsibility Model for Public Companies

Client: Brazilian state of Minas Gerais

Authors/Consultant: Passos GF, Chamovitz I, Theodoulidis B

In order to sustain its fast growth in the future, Brazil is looking for a new engine that hinges on the expansion of opportunities for learning and working. In Brazil, public companies face budget constraints and difficulties in hiring staff. Inadequate staff […]

Cocaine Use Prevalence Estimation and Policy Analysis

Client: National Institute of Justice, US Department of Justice

Authors/Consultants: Homer J

A system dynamics model reproduces a variety of national indicator data reflecting cocaine use and supply over a 15-year period and provides detailed estimates of actual underlying prevalence. Sensitivity testing clarifies the source of observed trends. Alternative scenarios with possible policy implications were […]

Antibiotic Resistance Dynamics

Client: Texas Department of Health

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Ritchie-Dunham J, Rabbino H, Puente L, Jorgensen J, Hendricks K

Many common bacterial pathogens have become increasingly resistant to the antibiotics used to treat them. The evidence suggests that the essential cause of the problem is the extensive and often inappropriate use of antibiotics, a practice that […]

Hospital Surge Capacity Planning

Client: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), US Department of Health and Human Services

Authors/Consultants: Manley W, Homer J, Hoard M, Roy S, Furbee P, et al.

A system dynamics model was developed to help hospitals assess their ability to handle surges of demand during various types of disasters. The model represents all major flows […]