Do healthcare services behave as complex systems? Analysis of patterns of attendance and implications for service delivery

Burton, C.D. orcid.org/0000-0003-0233-2431, Elliott, A.M., Cochran, A. et al. (1 more author) (2018) Do healthcare services behave as complex systems? Analysis of patterns of attendance and implications for service delivery. BMC Medicine, 16. 138. ISSN 1741-7015

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Keywords: Health services research; Emergency department; Primary care; Complex systems; Complexity; Frequent attendance
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  • Accepted: 23 July 2018
  • Published (online): 7 September 2018
  • Published: 7 September 2018
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Medicine (Sheffield) > Academic Unit of Medical Education (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 08:58
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2018 14:16
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1132-5
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1132-5

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