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Meng FW, Ooi CK, Soh CKK, Teow KL, Palvannan K
Quantifying patient flow and utilization with patient flow pathway and diagnosis of an emergency department in Singapore
Health Systems 2016, 5(2): 140-148
2016
SH Lee, Y Sun.
Detection and Predictors of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Patients in Singapore
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis., 2015 Sep; 24(9): 2122-7
2016
Meng FW, Teow KL, Ooi CK, Soh CKK, Tay SY
Shift capacity planning for nursing staff in emergency department using mixed integer programming
Pacific Journal of Optimization 2016, 12(3): 635-648
2016
Meng FW, Teow KL, Ooi CK, Heng BH, Tay SY
Minimization of the coefficient of variation for patient waiting system governed by a generic maximum waiting time policy
Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization 2017, DOI:10.3934/jimo.2017017.
2016
Tan WS, Lee A, Yang SY, Chan S, Wu HY, Ng CWL, Heng BH
Integrating palliative care across settings: A retrospective cohort study of a hospice home care programme for cancer patients
Palliative Medicine 2016, 30 (7):634-641 [ DOI: 10.1177/0269216315622126]
2016
Ng CWL, Cheong SK, Govinda Raj A, Teo WSK, Leong IYO
End-of-life care preferences of nursing home residents: Results of a cross-sectional study
Palliative Medicine 2016, 9(30):843-853.
2016
Zhu ZC
Application of geographical information system and interactive data visualization in healthcare decision making
International Journal of Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare 2016; 1(1):49-58.
2016
Saxena N, George PP, Heng BH, Lim TH, Yong SO
Burden of Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration and its economic implications in Singapore in the year 2030
Ophthalmic Epidemiology 2016 Aug;23(4):232-7
2016
Saxena N, Kyaw BM, Vseteckova J, Dev P, George PP, Lim KTK, Kononowicz AA, Masiello I, Car LT, Konstantina C, Zary N, Car J
Virtual reality environments for healthcare professional education (Protocol)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
2016
Paul P, Toon E, Hadadgar A, Jirwe M, Saxena N, Lim K, Semwal M, Tudor Car L, Zary N, Lockwood C, Car J
Online- and local area network (LAN)-based eLearning for medical doctors education (protocol)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
2016
Ang YG, Heng BH, Liew AST, Chong PN
Annual all-cause mortality rate for patients with diabetic kidney disease in Singapore
Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology 2016, 4:1-6
2016
Ang YG, Yap CW, Saxena N, Lee-Kai Lin, Heng BH
Diabetes-related lower extremity amputations in Singapore
Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare
2016
Ge L, Mordiffi SZ
Factors Associated With Higher Caregiver Burden Among Family Caregivers of Elderly Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review
Cancer Nursing. 2016; October 25, DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000445
2016
Wu CX, Tan WS, See RCK, Yu W, Kwek LSL, Toh MPHS, Chee TG, Chua GSW
A matched-group study protocol to evaluate the implementation of an Integrated Care Pathway programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Singapore
BMJ Open 2015; 5 (1): e005655
2015
Loh PT, Toh MPHS, Molina JAD, Vathsala A
Ethnic disparity in prevalence of diabetic kidney disease in an Asian primary healthcare cluster
Nephrology 2015; 20 (3): 216-223
2015
Meng FW, Teow KL, Ooi CK, Heng BH, Tay SY
Analysis of patient waiting time governed by a generic maximum waiting time policy with general phase-type approximations
Health Care Management Science 2015; 18 (3): 267-278
2015
Saxena N
Virtual reality environments for healthcare professional education
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità 2015; 51 (1): 1-2
2015
Meng FW, Qi J, Zhang ML, Ang J, Chu SF, Sim M
A robust optimization model for managing elective admission in a public hospital
Operations Research 2015; 63 (6): 1452-1467
2015
Saxena N, You XB, Zhu ZC, Sun Y, George PP, Teow KL, Chong PN, Sim J, Wong JEL, Ong B, Foo HJ, Soh EF, Tham L, Heng BH, Choo P
Singapore's regional health systems - A data driven perspective on frequent admitters and cross-utilization of healthcare services in three systems
The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. June 2015 DOI: 0.1002/hpm.2300
2015
Saxena N, George PP, Heng BH, Lim TH, Yong SO
Cost-effectiveness of anti-oxidant vitamins plus zinc treatment to prevent the progression of intermediate age-related macular degeneration. A Singapore perspective.
Indian Journal of Opthalmology, 2015;63 (6):516-523. DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.158533
2015
Yan Sun, Bee Hoon Heng, Seow Yian Tay, and Kelvin Brian Tan
Unplanned 3-day re-attendance rate at Emergency Department (ED) and hospital’s bed occupancy rate (BOR)
Int J Emerg Med. 2015; 8: 32. DOI: 10.1186/s12245-015-0082-3
2015
Pradeep Paul George, Palvannan Kannapiran, Kiok Liang Teow, Zhecheng Zhu, Alex Xiaobin You, Nakul Saxena, Vinay Singh, Linus Tham, Philip Wee Jin Choo, Phui-Nah Chong, Joe Heng Joo Sim, John Eu Li Wong, Benjamin Kian Chung Ong, Eugene Fidelis Soh, Hee Jug Foo and Bee Hoon Heng
Setting up a regional health system database for seamless population health management in Singapore.
Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2016, 1(25): 27-34.
2015
Ang J, Meng FW, Sun J
Two-stage stochastic linear programs with incomplete information on uncertainty
European Journal of Operational Research 2014; 233 (1): 16-22
2014
George PP, Heng BH, Wong LY, Ng CWL
Determinants of health-related quality of life among community dwelling elderly
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2014; 43 (1): 3-10
2014
Teo KWS, Govinda Raj A, Tan WS, Ng CWL, Heng BH, Leong IYO
Economic impact analysis of an end-of-life programme for nursing home residents
Palliative Medicine 2014; 28 (5): 430-437
2014
Lim LHY, Xiang L, Wong NLY, Yuen KCP, Li R
Validation of the Paediatric Hearing Impairment Caregiver Experience (PHICE) Questionnaire
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2014; 43 (7): 362-370
2014
Tan KB, Tan WS, Bilger M, Ho CWL
Monitoring and evaluating progress towards universal health coverage in Singapore
PLOS Medicine 2014; 11 (9): e1001695 / doi:10.1371 / journal. pmed. 1001695. s001 (full-text)
2014
Zhu ZC, Heng BH, Teow KL
Interactive data visualisation techniques applied to healthcare decision making [Chapter 3]
Big Data Analytics in Bioinformatics and Healthcare 2014 [Book]
2014
Zhu ZC
An online short-term bed occupancy rate prediction procedure based on discrete event simulation
Journal of Hospital Administration 2014; 3 (4): 37-42
2014
Tan WS, Ding YY, Wu CX, Heng BH
Effects of a population-based diabetes management program in Singapore
The American Journal of Managed Care 2014; 20 (9): e388-e398
2014
George PP, Molina JAD, Heng BH
The methodological quality of systematic reviews comparing intravitreal bevacizumab and alternates for neovascular age related macular degeneration: A systematic review of reviews
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2014; 62 (7): 761-767
2014
Rasmussen K, Belisario JM, Wark PA, Molina JA, Loong SL, Cotic Z, Papachristou N, Riboli-Sasco E, Car LT, Musulanov EM, Kunz H, Zhang Y, George PP, Heng BH, Wheeler EL, Shorbaji NA, Svab I, Atun R, Majeed A, Car J
Offline elearning for undergraduates in health professions: A systematic review of the impact on knowledge, skills, attitudes and satisfaction
Journal of Global Health 2014; 4 (1): 010405
2014
George PP, Papachristou N, Belisario JM, Wang W, Wark PA, Cotic Z, Rasmussen K, Sluiter R, Riboli-Sasco E, Car LT, Musulanov EM, Molina JA, Heng BH, Zhang Y, Wheeler EL, Shorbaji NA, Majeed A, Car J
Online elearning for undergraduates in health professions: A systematic review of the impact on knowledge, skills, attitudes and satisfaction
Journal of Global Health 2014; 4 (1): 010405
2014
Ng CWL, Luo N, Heng BH
Health status profiles in community-dwelling elderly using self-reported health indicators: A latent class analysis
Quality of Life Research 2014; 23 (10): 2889-2898
2014
Wee SL, Li Y, Sun Y, Chua YX
Determinants of long-term care needs of community-dwelling older people in Singapore
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2014; 62 (12): 2453-2454
2014
Ng CWL, Tan WS, George PP, Wong LY, Heng BH
Association of socioeconomic status and social support with depressive symptoms among the elderly in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2014; 43 (12): 576-587
2014
Molina JAD, Seow E, Heng BH, Chong WF, Ho B
Outcomes of direct and indirect Medical Intensive Care Unit admissions from the emergency department of an acute care hospital
BMJ Open 2014; 4 (11): e005553
2014
Ding YY, Abisheganaden J, Chong WF, Heng BH, Lim TK
Effectiveness of acute geriatric units in the real world: The case of short-term mortality among seniors hospitalized for pneumonia
Geriatrics & Gerontology International 2013; 13 (1): 55-62
2013
Sanjay S, Chin YC, Sun Y, Ong EL, Au Eong KG
Awareness of HbA1c and its relationship with diabetic retinopathy among adult diabetic patients attending a tertiary ophthalmic center
Diabetes Care 2013; 36 (1): e1
2013
Chong MS, Tan WS, Chan M, Lim WS, Ali N, Ang YY, Chua KC
Cost of informal care for community-dwelling mild-moderate dementia patients in a developed Southeast Asian country
International Pyschogeriatrics 2013; 25 (9): 1475-1483
2013
Ng CWL, Ng KP
Does practice size matter? Review of effects on quality of care in primary care
British Journal of General Practice 2013; 63 (614): e604-e610
2013
Sun Y, Lee SH, Heng BH, Chin VS
5-year survival and rehospitalization due to stroke recurrence among patients with hemorrhagic or ischemic strokes in Singapore
BMC Neurology 2013; 13: 133
2013
George PP, Oh CM, Loh PT, Heng BH, Lim FS
Right-siting chronic kidney disease care – A survey of general practitioners in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2013; 42 (12): 646-656
2013
Ang YG, Heng BH, Liew AST, Chong PN
Quality of care of patients with chronic kidney disease in National Healthcare Group Polyclinics from 2007 to 2011
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2013; 42 (12): 632-639
2013
Palvannan RK, Teow KL
Queueing for healthcare
Journal of Medical Systems 2012; 36 (2): 541-547
2012
Zhu ZC, Heng BH, Teow KL
Analysis of factors causing long patient waiting time and clinic overtime in outpatient clinics
Journal of Medical Systems 2012; 36 (2): 707-713
2012
Wong LY, Heng BH, Cheah JTS, Tan CB
Using spatial accessibility to identify polyclinic service gaps and volume of under-served population in Singapore using Geographic Information System
International Journal of Health Planning and Management 2012; 27 (3): e173-e185
2012
Teow KL, El-Darzi E, Foo C, Jin X, Sim J
Intelligent analysis of acute bed overflow in a tertiary hospital in Singapore
Journal of Medical Systems 2012; 36 (3): 1873-1882
2012
Ko Y, Lee JYC, Toh MPHS, Tang WE, Tan ASL
Development and validation of a general health literacy test in Singapore
Health Promotion International 2012; 27 (1): 45-51
2012
Teo KWS, Tan WS, Chong WF, Abisheganaden J, Lew YJ, Lim TK, Heng BH
Economic burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Respirology 2012; 17 (1): 120-126
2012
Zhu ZC, Heng BH, Teow KL
Reducing Consultation Waiting Time and Overtime in Outpatient Clinic: Challenges and Solutions
Management Engineering for Effective Healthcare Delivery: Principles and Applications 2012 [Book]
2012
Ang YG, Wu CX, Toh MPHS, Chia KS, Heng BH
Progression rate of newly diagnosed impaired fasting glycemia to Type 2 diabetes mellitus: A study using the National Healthcare Group Diabetes Registry in Singapore
Journal of Diabetes 2012; 4 (2): 159-163
2012
Wu CX, Tan WS, Toh MPHS, Heng BH
Stratifying healthcare costs using the Diabetes Complication Severity Index
Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 2012; 26 (2): 107-112
2012
Tan WS, Ding YY, Chong WF, Tay JC, Tan JYL
Impact of data source and time reference of functional status on hospital mortality prediction
BMC Health Services Research 2012; 12 (May 2012): 115
2012
Zhu ZC, Heng BH, Teow KL
Estimating ICU bed capacity using discrete event simulation
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 2012; 25 (2): 134-144
2012
Wong LY, Heng BH, Ng CWL, Molina JAD, George PP, Cheah JTS
Geriatric syndromes and depressed mood in lower-income Singaporeans with diabetes: Implications for diabetes management and health promotion
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2012; 41 (2): 67-76
2012
Zhu ZC
Optimal scheduling in walk-in outpatient clinics: A mixed hybrid flow shop problem approach
International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management 2012; 2 (3): 279-287
2012
Sun Y, Teow KL, Heng BH, Ooi CK, Tay SY
Real-time prediction of waiting time in the emergency department, using quantile regression
Annals of Emergency Medicine 2012; 60 (3): 299-308
2012
Wu CX, Tan WS, Toh MPHS, Heng BH
Derivation and validation of a risk index to predict all-cause mortality in Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2012; 2 (2): 88-95
2012
Ng KP, Ng CWL
The effects of practice size on quality of care in primary care settings: A systematic review
JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 2012; 10 (27): 1549-1633
2012
Ng CWL, Heng BH, Molina JAD, Wong LY, George PP, Cheah JTS
Demographic and lifestyle characteristics associated with non-willingness to participate in health promotion programmes among adults of lower socioeconomic status
Global Health Promotion 2012; 19 (4): 9-19
2012
George PP, Heng BH, Molina JAD, Wong LY, Ng CWL, Cheah JTS
Self-reported chronic diseases and health status and health service utilization - Results from a community health survey in Singapore
International Journal for Equity in Health 2012; 11 (16 Aug 2012): 44
2012
Abisheganaden J, Ding YY, Chong WF, Heng BH, Lim TK
Predicting mortality among older adults hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia: An enhanced Confusion, Urea, Respiratory rate and Blood Pressure score compared with Pneumonia Severity Index
Respirology 2012; 17 (6): 969-975
2012
Sun Y, Heng BH, Tay SY, Seow E
Predicting hospital admissions at emergency department triage using routine administrative data
Academic Emergency Medicine 2011; 18 (8): 844-850
2011
Toh MPHS, Wu X, Soh HSM
Association of younger age with poor glycemic and cholesterol control in Asians with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore
Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2011; 1 (1): 27-37
2011
Chong WF, Ding YY, Heng BH
A comparison of comorbidities obtained from hospital administrative data and medical charts in older patients with pneumonia
BMC Health Services Research 2011; 11 (May 2011): 105
2011
Govinda Raj A, de Verteuil R
Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of the single, two and three field digital retinal photography for screening diabetic retinopathy
JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 2011; 9 (16): 491-537
2011
Zhu ZC
Impact of different discharge patterns on bed occupancy rate and bed waiting time: A simulation approach
Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology 2011; 35 (6-7): 338-343
2011
Tufanaru C, Tan WS
Synthesis Science in Healthcare Series: Book 7 - Synthesising Economic Evidence
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Joanna Briggs Institute November 2011 [Book]
2011
Zhu ZC
Analysis of slot allocation strategies and their impacts on appointment waiting time in context of outpatient clinics
International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives 2011; 3 (3): 29-41
2011
Paul P, Heng BH, Seow E, Molina JAD, Tay SY
Predictors of frequent attenders of emergency department at an acute general hospital in Singapore.
Emergency Medical Journal 2010; 27 (11): 843-848
2010
Molina JAD, Lobo CA, Goh HK, Seow E, Heng BH
Review of studies and guidelines on fasting and procedural sedation at the emergency department
International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare 2010; 8 (2): 75-78
2010
Wong LY, Toh MPHS, Kong KH
Barriers to patient referral for complementary and alternative medicines and its implications on interventions
Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2010; 18 (3-4): 135-142
2010
Heng BH, Sun Y, Cheah JTS, Jong M
The Singapore National Healthcare Group Diabetes Registry - Descriptive epidemiology of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2010; 39 (5): 348-352
2010
Tan WS, Chong WF, Chua KSG, Heng BH, Chan KF
Factors associated with delayed discharges after inpatient stroke rehabilitation in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2010; 39 (6): 435-441
2010
de Verteuil R, Tan WS
Self-monitoring of blood glucose in Type 2 diabetes mellitus: Systematic review of economic evidence
JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 2010; 8 (7): 302-342
2010
George PP, Molina JAD, Cheah JTS, Chan SC, Lim BP
The evolving role of the community pharmacist in chronic disease management - A literature review
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2010; 39 (11): 861-867
2010
Lee VJ, Lye DC, Sun Y, Leo YS
Decision tree algorithm in deciding hospitalization for adult patients with dengue haemorrhagic fever in Singapore
Tropical Medicine and International Health 2009; 14 (9): 1154-1159
2009
Lye DC, Lee VJ, Sun Y, Leo YS
Lack of efficacy of prophylactic platelet transfusion for severe thrombocytopenia in adults with acute uncomplicated dengue infection
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 48 (9): 1262-1265
2009
Tan WS, Heng BH, Chua KSG, Chan KF
Factors predicting inpatient rehabilitation length of stay of acute stroke patients in Singapore
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009; 90 (7): 1202-1207
2009
Heng BH, Cheah JTS, Seow E
Health services research: Why it matters to health policy makers and clinicians
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 467-469
2009
Molina JAD, Jiang GZW, Heng BH, Ong BKC
Venous thromboembolism at the National Healthcare Group, Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 470-477
2009
Wong LY, Toh MPHS
Understanding of diabetes mellitus and health-preventive behaviour among Singaporeans
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 478-486
2009
Molina JAD, Lim GH, Seow E, Heng BH
Effects of survey mode on results of a patient satisfaction survey at the observation unit of an acute care hospital in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 487-493
2009
Tan WS, Phang JSK, Tan LK
Evaluating user satisfaction with an electronic prescription system in a primary care group
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 494-500
2009
Tan WS, Chua SL, Yong KW, Wu TS
Impact of pharmacy automation on patient waiting time: An application of computer simulation
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 501-507
2009
Cham G, Sun Y, Heng BH, Seow E
Predicting positive blood cultures in patients presenting with pneumonia at an emergency department in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 508-514
2009
Molina JAD, Heng BH
Global trends in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery - An opportunity or a threat?
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 541-545
2009
Toh MPHS, Leong H, Lim RBK
Development of a diabetes registry to improve quality of care in the National Healthcare Group in Singapore
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 546-551
2009
Teow KL
Practical operations research applications for healthcare managers
Annals Academy of Medicine (Singapore) 2009; 38 (6): 564-566
2009
Ng CWL, Lim GH, McMaster F, Molina J, Seow E, Heng BH
Patient satisfaction in an observation unit: The CAHPS hospital survey
Emergency Medicine Journal 2009; 26 (8): 586-589
2009
Zhu ZC, Heng BH, Teow KL
Simulation study of the optimal appointment number for outpatient clinics
International Journal of Simulation Modelling 2009; 8 (3): 156-165
2009
Sun Y, Toh MPHS
Impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on the health-care utilization and clinical outcomes of patients with stroke in Singapore
Value in Health 2009; 12 (s3): S101-S105
2009
Sun Y, Heng BH, Tay SY, Seow E
Forecasting daily attendances at an emergency department to aid resource planning
BMC Emergency Medicine 2009; 9 (Jan 2009): 1
2009
Lee VJ, Lye DCB, Sun Y, Fernandez G, Ong A, Leo YS
Predictive value of simple clinical and laboratory variables for dengue hemorrhagic fever in adults
Journal of Clinical Virology 2008; 42 (1): 34-39
2008
Ng KP, McMaster F, Heng BH
The effectiveness of bedrails in preventing falls
Singapore Nursing Journal 2008; 35 (4): 10-17
2008
Teow KL, Tan WS
Allocation of hospital beds in an existing hospital
Journal of Operations and Logistics 2008; 2 (2): I1-I9
2008
Chong SA, Verma S, Vaingankar JA, Chan YH, Wong LY, Heng BH
Perception of the public towards the mentally ill in a developed Asian country
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2007; 42 (9): 734-739
2007