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Evolution of a computerized support system for health care capacity planning.
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PMID:  3230376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper describes the evolution of a computerized support system for health care capacity planning within the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system. The VA's early attempts at computerization are described, along with the subsequent refinements made necessary by the deficiencies in those early attempts. The evolution of both the planning logic and the software configurations in set forth, along with some plans for future development.
K E Kilpatrick; W B Vogel; J L Carswell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical systems     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0148-5598     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Syst     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-14     Completed Date:  1989-04-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806056     Medline TA:  J Med Syst     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-17     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599.
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MeSH Terms
Decision Support Systems, Management*
Hospital Bed Capacity
Hospital Planning / methods*
Hospitals, Veterans / utilization*
Length of Stay
Management Information Systems*
United States

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