Healthcare systems engineering is a hot topic. What are your recommended readings, such as book chapters, good literature review papers, intro articles, tutorials? Recommendation of online resources such as good blogs is also welcomed.

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You might also want to take a look at this question: Good papers/books for a survey of OR in healthcare

(25 Apr '13, 11:57) fbahr ♦

Thank you. It was very helpful.

(25 Apr '13, 12:05) Butters

INFORMS did a Focus On Healthcare compilation. journals-healthcare

Also, have a Healthcare Conference coming up in June, meetings-healthcare2013

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Hi, you should have a look at this book: Hall, Randolph (editor): Patient Flow: Reducing Delay in Healthcare Delivery published by Springer. In general, "patient flow" is an important keyword you should look out for.

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Aurelie Thiele has been devoting a considerable portion of her blog to health care topics of late (especially payment systems, financing, etc.).

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I just ordered Halvorson's book "Health care reform now!" after reading Thiele's blog and a snippet on Google Preview. Looked super interesting, though non-mainstream.

(19 Apr '13, 11:22) forkandwait

A good introductory book would be Operations Research and Health Care. It is starting to be old (2004) but a new edition of two books is supposed to come out this summer from what I've heard.

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Here is some information about applying Monte Carlo simulation to health-care problems. Hope this helps.

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