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Understanding and managing the complexity of healthcare

Author: William B Rouse; Nicoleta Serban
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Engineering systems.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An argument that understanding healthcare delivery as a complex adaptive system will help us design a system that yields better health outcomes.

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Rouse, William B.
Understanding and managing the complexity of healthcare
(DLC) 2013046135
(OCoLC)863667769
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Rouse; Nicoleta Serban
ISBN: 9780262320733 0262320738 9781306957816 1306957818
OCLC Number: 884725784
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Complexity of healthcare delivery --
Healthcare costs and their causes --
Effects of healthcare price controls --
Prevention and wellness --
Chronic disease management --
Equity of care --
Technologies for care --
Data in healthcare --
Methodologies for improvement --
Facilitating change.
Series Title: Engineering systems.
Responsibility: William B. Rouse and Nicoleta Serban.

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