Toni Ruohonen

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This paper presents a simulation model which describes the operations in the Emergency Department of Special Health Care at the Central Hospital of Jyväskylä, Finland. It can be used to test different process scenarios, allocate resources and perform activity based cost analysis. By using the simulation model we demonstrate a new operational(More)
Companies in the metal industry want to find solutions for increasing the quality of service and productivity of the operation, but it is not an easy task to do, especially if the company is large (has several different production units) and in addition uses many different metal types as material. This paper examines the centralization of special metal(More)
Making reliable and justified operational and strategic decisions is a really challenging task in the health care domain. So far, the decisions have been made based on the experience of managers and staff, or they are evaluated with traditional methods, using inadequate data. As a result of this kind of decision-making process, attempts to improve(More)
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