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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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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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Declining liver graft quality threatens the future of liver transplantation in the United States
National liver transplantation (LT) volume has declined since 2006, in part because of worsening donor organ quality. Trends that degrade organ quality are expected to continue over the next 2Expand
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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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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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Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Weight and Gestational Weight Gain and Their Association with Birthweight with a Focus on Racial Differences
Our objectives were to examine the interaction between maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) and their association with birthweight, with a focus on racialExpand
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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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Improving emergency service in rural areas: a bi-objective covering location model for EMS systems
Emergency medical service (EMS) systems are public services that often provide the first line of response to urgent health care needs within a community. Unfortunately, it has been widely documentedExpand
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