[PHS81] Health Care Organizations/Services Clustering: Comparison of Several Techniques Using UK Data

[PHS81] Health Care Organizations/Services Clustering: Comparison of Several Techniques Using UK Data

2012 Value in health

Millier, A. | Mejri, S. | Aballea, S. | Toumi, M. | Volume: 15, Issue: 7, Pages: A532-A533,

Patients access to new drugs is particularly a challenging task in UK. English Primary Care Trusts (PCT) play a key role in facilitating the new drug’s entry. The PCTs differ from each others through their behaviors and characteristics. The main purpose of this study is to bifurcate a total of 152 PCT in similar clusters having homogenous behavior, applying several clustering approaches, and to compare the different approaches