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Evaluating emergency medical service performance measures
The ultimate goal of emergency medical service systems is to save lives. However, most emergency medical service systems have performance measures for responding to 911 calls within a fixed timeframeExpand
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A maximum expected covering location model with two types of servers
Designing emergency medical service systems that improve patient outcomes is a problem of national concern. This paper introduces the Maximum Expected Coverage Location Problem with Two Types ofExpand
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Priority dispatching strategies for EMS systems
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A heuristic algorithm, that is easy to implement, is developed to dispatch ambulances for large scale EMS systems that incorporate the severity of the call in order to increase the survival probability of patients. Expand
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A Dispatching Model for Server-to-Customer Systems That Balances Efficiency and Equity
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We formulate a model for determining how to optimally dispatch distinguishable servers to prioritized customers given a set of equity-constrained linear programming models. Expand
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A model for optimally dispatching ambulances to emergency calls with classification errors in patient priorities
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This article formulates a model for determining how to optimally dispatch servers to prioritized customers given that dispatchers make classification errors in assessing the true customer priorities. Expand
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Districting and dispatching policies for emergency medical service systems to improve patient survival
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The major focus of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) system is to save lives and to minimize the effects of emergency health incidents. Expand
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The tradeoff between technology and prescreening intelligence in checked baggage screening for aviation security
The Transportation Security Administration believes selective screening of aviation passengers may result in better security at airports in the United States. Under selective screening, passengersExpand
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Joint location and dispatching decisions for Emergency Medical Services
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We developed a mathematical formulation that combines an integer programming model representing location and dispatching decisions, with a hypercube model representing the queuing elements and congestion phenomena. Expand
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Is Screening Cargo Containers for Smuggled Nuclear Threats Worthwhile?
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In recent years, Customs and Border Protection has installed radiation sensors to screen cargo containers entering the United States. Expand
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Optimal dispatching strategies for emergency vehicles to increase patient survivability
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A major focus of emergency medical service (EMS) systems is to save lives and to minimise the effect of an emergency health incident. Expand
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