A Simulation-Based Approach for Optimal Nurse Scheduling in an Emergency Department

@inproceedings{Patvivatsiria2006ASA,
  title={A Simulation-Based Approach for Optimal Nurse Scheduling in an Emergency Department},
  author={Lisa Patvivatsiria and Barbara M. P. Fraticellib and C. Patrick Koellingb},
  year={2006}
}
  • Lisa Patvivatsiria, Barbara M. P. Fraticellib, C. Patrick Koellingb
  • Published 2006
The purpose of this study was to determine an effective nurse schedule for the Emergency Department (ED) of York Hospital (York, PA). The goal was to minimize the patients’ average waiting time, subject to various requirements from the hospital and the nurses. An ARENA simulation model was built to model the ED’s current staffing plan and to evaluate… CONTINUE READING