Über den Autor
Boris Sobolev is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care and Epidemiology at the University of British Columbia.
Lisa Kuramoto is a Statistical Analyst with the Vancouver Coastal Health Services Research Institute.
Part I: Data and Methods.- Health services research on access to care.- Waiting-time data used in this book.- Statistical methods.- Part II: Waiting-time Studies.- Overview of waiting times and other variables.- Variation and access probabilities.- Factors influencing waiting times.- Surgery after target access time.- Adverse events while waiting.- Intermediate events.- Survival benefit of CABG.- Part III: Appendices.- Other data dictionaries.- SAS code.- Matlab code.
Why some patients wait longer than others remains an important question. This book is a reference for health services researchers looking for statistical tools with which to study waiting times. The book offers detailed coverage of statistical concepts and methods for the analysis and interpretation of waiting-time data. It provides analysis from health services research perspective, rather than operations management, and contains a collection of examples.
Analysis from health services research perspective, rather than operations management
Contains a collection of examples of waiting-time data analysis in health services research