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Normative Models and Healthcare Planning: Network-Based Simulations within a Geographic Information System Environment

Citation

Walsh, Stephen J.; Page, Philip H.; & Gesler, Wilbert M. (1997). Normative Models and Healthcare Planning: Network-Based Simulations within a Geographic Information System Environment. Health Services Research, 32(2), 243-60. PMCID: PMC1380972

Abstract

Objectives: Network analysis to integrate patient, transportation and hospital characteristics for healthcare planning in order to assess the role of geographic information systems (GIS). A normative model of base-level responses of patient flows to hospitals, based on estimated travel times, was developed for this purpose.

Notes

ProCite field[28]: PMC1380972

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Health Services Research

Author(s)

Walsh, Stephen J.
Page, Philip H.
Gesler, Wilbert M.

Year Published

1997

Volume Number

32

Issue Number

2

Pages

243-60

PMCID

PMC1380972

Reference ID

873