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Modeling and Simulation of Healthcare Systems for Homeland Security Applications



Charles R. McLean, Yung-Tsun Lee, Sanjay Jain, Charles W. Hutchings


The purpose of this document is to provide a foundation for establishing a modeling and simulation technical interest group whose focus is information exchange on healthcare issues. The document defines an initial set of user/customer needs and system requirements. Existing healthcare M&S information sources and capabilities such as: projects, tools, standards, and data sets are also identified. The document concludes with a discussion of issues, concerns, and recommendations for advancing M&S for healthcare systems. It also provides references. A glossary of terms is also planned.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7784
Report Number


health, modeling, simulation, homeland security


McLean, C. , Lee, Y. , Jain, S. and Hutchings, C. (2011), Modeling and Simulation of Healthcare Systems for Homeland Security Applications, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created August 31, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021