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A configurable agent-based simulation model for reducing patients' waiting time in oncology departments

  title={A configurable agent-based simulation model for reducing patients' waiting time in oncology departments},
  author={Roberto R. Corsini and A. Costa and Sergio Fichera and A.Pluchino},
Nowadays, the increase of demand and the progressive decrease of resources are causing higher patients’ waiting time in many chemotherapy oncology departments. Therefore, enhancing the quality of health services is needed so as to avoid claims and disappointments. To this end, reducing the patients’ waiting times in the oncology units represents one of the main goals of any healthcare manager. Simulation models are considered an effective tool for identifying potential ways to improve the… 

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