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healthcare activity delay caused by resource constraints where there is no health condition delay


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: resource delay; 
Plural: resource delays; 



EXAMPLE 1 healthcare activity scheduled later than clinically indicated to allow resources to be deployed on other subjects of care (a waiting list)

EXAMPLE 2 healthcare activity postponed while necessary financial resources are identified

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - resource delay

Required associations

exactly one healthcare provider is responsible for a number of resource delays

Optional associations


        health related period
    healthcare activity delay
resource delay


resource delay