Sophie D. Lapierre

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We discuss the problem of constructing physician schedules in emergency rooms. Starting from practical instances encountered in six different hospitals of the Montreal (Canada) area, we first we propose generic forms for the constraints encountered in this context. We then review several possible solution techniques that can be applied to physician(More)
Balancing assembly lines is a crucial task for manufacturing companies in order to improve productivity and minimize production costs. Despite some progress in exact methods to solve large scale problems, softwares implementing simple heuristics are still the most commonly used tools in industry. Some metaheuristics have also been proposed and shown to(More)
We address the problem of designing new networks for the delivery of public health care services in the United States. The paper is based on a case study design conducted with the Fulton County Health Department (Atlanta, GA). The research contribution this paper makes is twofold. First, it presents a planning methodology to deliver health care services(More)
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