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 […]

Local Strategy for Chronic Disease Management and Prevention

Client: a large hospital in Washington State

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Hirsch G, Minniti M, Pierson M

Experts agree that the U.S. healthcare system is poorly organized to care for chronic illnesses and wasteful and unresponsive to the needs of patients. The “Pursuing Perfection” program sought to improve chronic care in Whatcom County, Washington State. SD […]