HIV/AIDS Response Programs

HIV/AIDS Response Programs


Name Data Driven Policy Design for HIV/AIDS Response Programs in the Ivory Coast Modelers Paulo Gonçalves, Simplice Takoubo Kamdem Client/Participant Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), US Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire Client Type Government


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Hughes Aircraft

Hughes Aircraft Hughes Aircraft Case: Part 1 (Narrated by Ken Cooper) 9:37 minutes Hughes Aircraft Case Part 2 – The Back Story (Narrated by Ken Cooper) 3:51 minutes


Name First Aerospace Use of SD Project Modeling Modelers Ken Cooper

Client/Participant Hughes Aircraft Company Client Type Corporation The Official Website For added information, […]

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman Case: Part 1 (Narrated by Ken Cooper) 8:27 minutes Northrop Grumman Case Part 2 – The Back Story (Narrated by Ken Cooper) 2:31 minutes


Name Northrop Grumman and the $2000 Hour Modelers Kenneth Cooper

Client/Participant Northrop Grumman Client Type Corporation The Official Website For added information, or with […]

Medicare Payment Rate

Madicare Payment Rate Name How Medicare Payment Rate Reductions Will Affect Hospitals and Patients Modeler Jack Homer, Gary Hirsch Client Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary (CMS/OACT) Client Type Government The Issue You Tackled

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates Medicare payment growth rate reductions to acute and rehab hospitals […]

Anemia Control

Anemia Control


Name Biomedical System Dynamics to Improve Anemia Control With Darbepoetin Alfa in Long-Term Hemodialysis Patients Modelers James T. McCarthy, Craig L. Hocum, Robert C. Albright, James Rogers, Edward J. Gallaher, David P. Steensma, Stephen F. Gudgell, Eric J. Bergstralh, John C. Dillion, LaTonya J. Hickson, Amy W. Williams, and David Dingli […]

Keep on rolling – managing a large rail improvement project

Client: London Underground

Authors/Consultant: Steve Curram, David Exelby, and Jocelyn Lovegrove

Case summary: The London Underground carries up to 4 million passengers a day, and required a major upgrade involving new trains and signalling, plus much additional engineering work. A working system must be maintained during the upgrade, requiring a complex migration process to be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Social Determinants of Health in a Diverse Urban Population

Client: Wellesley Institute (Toronto)

Authors/Consultants: Mahamoud A, Roche B, Homer J

Social determinants of health are important in shaping the health of urban populations in Canada. The low socio-economic status of marginalized, disadvantaged, and precarious populations in urban settings has been linked to adverse health outcomes including chronic and infectious disease, negative health behaviors, barriers […]

Local Health System Reform Strategy

ReThink Health Dynamics


Name Local Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Jack Homer, Gary B. Hirsch, Bobby Milstein, and Elliott S. Fisher.

Client/Participant Fannie E. Rippel Foundation (New Jersey) Client Type NGO The Official Website is the official website that covers all information about this project including the […]