Festival of Evidence, 20-24 October 2014

Festival of Evidence, 20-24 October 2014

Festival of Evidence

promoting the use of modelling and simulation in healthcare.

20-24 October 2014

Runnymede Hotel, Runnymede-on-Thames, Windsor Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 0AG

Unlike Evidence Based Medicine, with decades of development and investment, care process engineering is still in its early stages. This might be surprising, given the sophistication of modern medicine and the systems used elsewhere in the economy. However, even the concept of evidence varies, quite apart from having agreed standards to integrate outcomes and operational measures, financial analyses and indicators of patient satisfaction. Thus, using evidence reproducibly to deliver higher quality care with greater efficiency at scale remains a major challenge. Moreover, the literature is fragmented with various ways of presenting different types of evidence, spread across journals, websites, Annual Reports, guidance documentation and held in people’s memories.

This is an opportunity to identify what evidence there is, how it is being generated, and what should be done to make it more systematic.

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11th Annual Gathering of the Chapter

Annual Gathering 2009

11th Annual Gathering of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society held at London South Bank University, including the 2nd Student Colloquium.

Presentations and speakers included:

Warren Farr, CEO and President of Refrigeration Sales Corporation of Ohio: The Benefits Gained from Using SD for a smaller business – including Q&A session

Graham Firth, Asset Strategy Director at Bristol Water, Paul Gisborne of PGA Consulting and Robert Thurlby of Serco Solutions: How SD Contributed to Bristol Water’s Strategy.


Douglas Mckelvie, Symmetric SD, Savas Hadjipavlou and Samantha Hinks, Ministry of Justice: the Use of SD in the Ministry of Justice.

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