AGENT BASED MODELING AND SYSTEM DYNAMICS IN HEALTHCARE - Modeling Two Stage Preventive Medical Checkup Systems

Andreas Martischnig, Siegfried Voessner, Gerhard Stark

Abstract

Modeling preventive medical checkup systems (PMCS) is an important part of predicting future healthcare coverage. In this paper we show how to model a two stage interdependent System as it applies to basic cancer prevention. Starting with a short introduction of the two used modeling techniques we show the basic principle of the preventive cancer checkup process (PCCP) and how it was modeled with these opposing approaches. We then extract the key benefits from each technique and also their shortcomings when applying it onto the PCCP. Furthermore we show at what level of detail which method should be used to gain the most valuable insight into those complex checkup systems.

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Martischnig A., Voessner S. and Stark G. (2009). AGENT BASED MODELING AND SYSTEM DYNAMICS IN HEALTHCARE - Modeling Two Stage Preventive Medical Checkup Systems . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8111-66-1, pages 416-421. DOI: 10.5220/0001659404160421


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@conference{icaart09,
author={Andreas Martischnig and Siegfried Voessner and Gerhard Stark},
title={ AGENT BASED MODELING AND SYSTEM DYNAMICS IN HEALTHCARE - Modeling Two Stage Preventive Medical Checkup Systems },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2009},
pages={416-421},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001659404160421},
isbn={978-989-8111-66-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - AGENT BASED MODELING AND SYSTEM DYNAMICS IN HEALTHCARE - Modeling Two Stage Preventive Medical Checkup Systems
SN - 978-989-8111-66-1
AU - Martischnig A.
AU - Voessner S.
AU - Stark G.
PY - 2009
SP - 416
EP - 421
DO - 10.5220/0001659404160421