Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2017

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190667924

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Modeling Public Health and Healthcare Systems

Sanjay Basu

  • An accessible guide to the theory, implementation, and interpretation of modeling for students and professionals in public health, medicine, and related disciplines
  • Appropriate for masters degree students and advanced undergraduates without extensive quantitative background
  • Case studies from non-governmental organizations, departments of public health, and international health agencies provide examples of how and when to use modeling
  • Downloadable code on a companion website provides hands-on experience with modeling techniques
  • Includes coverage of relevant tech requirements in Microsoft Excel and R
  • Coverage of most important and relevant techniques, including optimization, queuing theory, Markov and Kermack-McKendrick models, microsimulation, and agent-based modeling
  • An ideal introduction or course book for those working in healthcare and public health operations or research

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