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Economic model system of chronic diseases in Australia: A novel approach initially focusing on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Walker, Agnes; Butler, James; Colagiuri, Stephen


Chronic diseases affect around 80% of older Australians, are main causes of premature death, and account for 70% of health expenditures. The novel features, building and validation of an Australian prototype model-system which simulates interventions that target several chronic diseases are described. Chronic disease progression models are linked to a population-wide microsimulation projection model that accounts for demographic, socio-economic and health characteristics, comorbidities, health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling
DOI: 10.1504/IJSPM.2010.036018


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