Tag Archive: simulation

Jun 21 2016

Q&A: How Computer-Simulated Hospital Systems May Improve Care

hospital systemsInside certain computers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are active microcosms in miniature of many of the hospital’s units. These computer models are simulations, programmed for the purpose of quality improvement. Manipulating these models can identify opportunities and aid planning for systematic improvements.

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Apr 16 2015

Simulation of Peer Review Sheds Light on Bias in Grant Funding

grant fundingInvestigators may be taken aback by the results of a simulation study published in the journal Research Policy by T. Eugene Day, D.Sc., of the Office of Safety and Medical Operations at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, assessing how much bias is needed before grant funding decisions are swayed.

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