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Efficiency-quality trade-off in allocating resource to public healthcare systems.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Production Research. Nov2022, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p6469-6490. 22p. 3 Diagrams, 1 Chart, 10 Graphs.

Abstract: In practice, both comprehensive hospital (e.g. AAA hospital) and primary hospital (e.g. community hospital) can exist in healthcare system, where the comprehensive hospital can provide a guaranteed service, but the waiting time of patients is relativel...

A flexible and optimal approach for appointment scheduling in healthcare.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Decision Sciences. Feb2023, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p85-100. 16p. 1 Diagram, 4 Charts, 4 Graphs.

Abstract: Appointment scheduling is generally applied in outpatient clinics and other healthcare services. The challenge in scheduling is to find a strategy for dealing with variability and unpredictability in service duration and patient arrivals. The consequen...

Alphanumeric vs. Numeric Token Systems and the Healthcare Experience: Field Evidence from Healthcare Delivery in India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Management Science. Feb2023, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p1180-1221. 42p.

Abstract: Long wait times for patients are an important health policy issue in many countries, especially developing countries in which there is generally poorer health infrastructure, appointments are not very common, and the opportunity cost of competing life ...

An unsupervised approach for personalized RHM with reduced mean alert latency.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems. 2023, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p2173-2190. 18p.

Abstract: Remote Health Monitoring (RHM) is an important research topic among the researchers, where many challenges are to be addressed with respect to communication, device, synchronization, data analysis, knowledge inferencing, database maintenance, security,...

Freedom of choice and health services' performance: Evidence from a national health system.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health Policy. Dec2022, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p1283-1290. 8p.

Abstract: Public policies fostering the freedom of choice of provider in the healthcare sector are increasingly common in many countries and regions, where policymakers wish to empower patients and improve health service performance. However, in the literature t...

Appointment Scheduling Problem in Complexity Systems of the Healthcare Services: A Comprehensive Review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 3/3/2022, p1-16. 16p.


Abstract: This paper provides a comprehensive review of Appointment Scheduling (AS) in healthcare service while we propose appointment scheduling problems and various applications and solution approaches in healthcare systems. For this purpose, more than 150 sci...

Stochastic radiotherapy appointment scheduling.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Central European Journal of Operations Research. Dec2022, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p1239-1277. 39p.

Abstract: When scheduling the starting times for treatment appointments of patients in hospitals or outpatient clinics such as radiotherapy centers, minimizing patient waiting time and simultaneously maximizing resource usage is crucial. Significant uncertainty ...

On the use of partitioning for scheduling of surgeries in the inpatient surgical department.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health Care Management Science. Dec2022, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p526-550. 25p. 2 Diagrams, 13 Charts, 8 Graphs.

Abstract: In hospitals, the efficient planning of the operating rooms (ORs) is difficult due to the uncertainty inherent to surgical services. This is especially true for the inpatient surgical department where complex and long surgeries are often performed alon...

Advance admission scheduling via resource satisficing.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Production & Operations Management. Nov2022, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p4002-4020. 19p.

Abstract: We study the problem of advance scheduling of ward admission requests in a public hospital, which affects the usage of critical resources such as operating theaters and hospital beds. Given the stochastic arrivals of patients and uncertain usage of res...

Physician scheduling for outpatient department with nonhomogeneous patient arrival and priority queue.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Flexible Services & Manufacturing Journal. Dec2022, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p879-915. 37p.

Abstract: The growing demand for outpatient departments and prolonged waiting time of patients in recent years has made physician scheduling necessary to provide timely medical services. This study focused on the problem of scheduling physicians in an outpatient...