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SALUD: A spatial microsimulation application to support regional health planning in Austria

Tomintz, Melanie N.; Kosar, B.; Garcia-Barrios, Victor M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Louvain-la-Neuve: European Regional Science Association (ERSA)
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Health aims to improve the health of all people living in Austria and to decrease health and social inequalities. This leads to a careful planning and distribution of the available health care resources to meet government aims. The research project SALUD, funded by the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Science Fund, focuses on building a Spatial Microsimulation Model for Austria by combining survey and census data to model small area health issues based on individuals or households where no data exists, so called missing data. Within this project, a first prototype of simSALUD is developed...
free text keywords: I18, C81, D04, Spatial microsimulation, Web-based application, health decision support, simSALUD, ddc:330
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