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E-Booking: How to improve the effectiveness of the health sector through overall patient allocation.

The idea is a novel solution by creating a national E-surgery booking system The key features of the solution will be a central website. Home-doctors go online and fill in their patient´s condition and necessary surgery so they can compare waiting times across hospitals.

Patients can choose their surgeon they prefer. Possibly book surgery across states if it is necessary. The advantages are that is a low cost system which is easy to operate for patients as well as hospitals. The running costs will be marginal.

By that the overall effectiveness of the public health care sector could be improved.

Looking forward to your Feedback!


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    Aug 3 2012: Perhaps there could be an additional feature. A patient can book an appointment. The system will add that request to a queue. Then use some black magic under its hood to determine the best doctor for the patient.
    • Aug 4 2012: Thanks James. I also think that a booking system would be a valuable addition. Still working on the black magic ;).
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        Aug 4 2012: And to clarify, this should be like an optional feature. So the user can either specify who they want a specific doctor, or just let the system decide.

        Hmm, though speed can be an issue, especially for emergencies...

        Or maybe it also needs to be robust enough to handle a crisis... or not, I don't think Australia's gonna get hit by a massive fatal event anytime soon or anything...

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