A Discrete Event Simulation model to support bed management

  title={A Discrete Event Simulation model to support bed management},
  author={Paolo Landa and Michele Sonnessa and Elena Tanfani and Angela Testi},
  journal={2014 4th International Conference On Simulation And Modeling Methodologies, Technologies And Applications (SIMULTECH)},
In recent years, due to the overcrowding of Emergency Department (ED) and the growing concern in reducing the number of inpatient ward beds, it has become crucial to improve the capacity planning and control activities, which manage the patient flows from EDs to hospital wards. Bed Management has a key role in this context. This study starts by a collaboration with the Local Health Government (LHG) of the Liguria region aimed at studying the impact of supporting bed management with some… CONTINUE READING