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Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery

Panos M. Pardalos, et al, editors
Publisher: 
Springer
Publication Date: 
2013
Number of Pages: 
178
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Springer Optimization and Its Applications 74
Price: 
129.00
ISBN: 
9781461450931
Category: 
Anthology
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Preface.- Introduction.- An Optimization-Based Prototype for Nurse Assignment.- Use of Patient Flow Analysis to Improve Patient Visits.- Evaluation of Operating Room Suite Efficiency in the Veterans Health Administration System.- Computer Simulation in Operating Room Management for Improving Process Performance.- Decision Support Systems for Surgery Scheduling.- Algorithmic Prediction of Health-Care Costs.- Optimization Models for Abnormal Brain Activity Classification.- Reducing Delays for Medical Appointments.- Advances in Surgical Process Scheduling.- Integer Programming for Assigning Block Time to Surgical Groups.- Solving Surgical Cases with Assignment Problem.- Surgical Case Scheduling as a Generalized Job Shop Scheduling Problem.- Applications of Operations Research in Health Care Delivery.- The Effects of Procedure Scheduling on Emergency Room Throughput.- Operating Theatre Optimization: A Resource Constrained Based Solving Approach.- Bed Demand Prediction Using Support Vector Machines.- Optimization Modeling of Hospital Operating Room Planning.- Algorithms for Authomatically Assigning Patients to Beds.- A Model-Driven Approach to Simulation in Health Care.- Health Care Simulation in UML.- Business Modeling and Data Mining.- Data Mining Techniques in Healthcare Data Warehouses.- UML Profile Approach to Modeling Web Services in Healthcare.- References.- Index

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