• Referral sources
• Outpatient attendances
• Inpatient procedures
• Post-procedure follow-up
The team will use the simulations to test out changes to the service, based on a set of potential scenarios to ensure that the optimum decisions are made on key areas such as staffing, capacities and associated costs prior to implementation within the NHS. The simulations enable the scenarios to be tested quickly at low risk, and low cost, increasing the number of scenarios which can be evaluated.
The team will use SIMUL8 Corporation’
Mark Elder, SIMUL8 Corporation’
Andrew Fenton, Head of Decision Support & Performance at NHS Oxfordshire, said “SIMUL8 provides the level of dynamic flow modelling required to simulate the complexity of the health system, build and test alternative scenarios and check for their impact on waiting times, costs, and key indicators. We look forward to making more extensive use of the SIMUL8 products.”
Founded in 1994, SIMUL8 Corporation develops, markets, and supports business simulation and advanced analytics software that enhances the way people make and communicate decisions, delivering significant value to our customers.
SIMUL8 Corporation is headquartered in Glasgow, and delivers business process improvement solutions to a wide range of business, government, and educational bodies. To achieve this SIMUL8 Corporation developed high-quality software products that are easy to use and affordable, without compromising on the range of functionality they offer.
For more information see www.SIMUL8.com
Further information contact:
James Love, SIMUL8 Corporation, 0141 552 6888
Bethan Watson, Team Manager (Secondary Care and Public Health Information Team), Oxfordshire PCT, 01865 336744