Seifu J. Chonde

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Emergency Department management is a resource constrained environment that has gained attention in recent years. An in-depth literature review was conducted and two patient flow models, Virtual Streaming (VS) and Physician Directed Queuing (PDQ), were selected to be contrasted against a FIFO-baseline model using discrete event simulation. Scenarios were(More)
Emergency Department (ED) triage is a process of determining illness severity and accordingly assigning patient priority. The Emergency Severity Index (ESI) is a 5-level acuity categorization system that aides in triage. This paper compared the capabilities of predicting ESI level using ordinal logistic regression (OLR), artificial neural networks (NNs),(More)
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