Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Planning Capacity for Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Emergency Department: A Discrete-Event Simulation Approach

Table 3

Numerical validation of the simulation model.

MetricFrom historical dataOutput from simulation (95% CI)

NMHA number of arrivals58,94758,939.3 (58,819.1–59,059.5)
Average NMHA ED LOS (h)6.16.1 (5.8–6.3)
MHA number of arrivals6,1316,141.2 (6,108.5–6,174)
Average MHA ED LOS (h)7.67.7 (7.6–7.8)
Average overall ED LOS (h)6.26.2 (5.9–6.4)

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