Imperial College London

Managment of the post-COVID-19 elective surgery aftershock in England

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Congratulations to the CMPH Dr Jonathan Clarke at al. on his newest publication.

The suspension of elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented and has resulted in record volumes of patients waiting for operations. Novel approaches that maximise capacity and efficiency of surgical care are urgently required. This study applies Markov multiscale community detection (MMCD), an unsupervised graph-based clustering framework, to identify new surgical care models based on pooled waiting-lists delivered across an expanded network of surgical providers.

The full article is available here: https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/10/e042392 

Reporter

Anna Radomska

Anna Radomska
Department of Mathematics