A planning model for requirement of emergency beds.

@article{Huang1995APM,
  title={A planning model for requirement of emergency beds.},
  author={Xin Mei Huang},
  journal={IMA journal of mathematics applied in medicine and biology},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 3-4},
  pages={345-53}
}
  • Xin Mei Huang
  • Published 1995 in
    IMA journal of mathematics applied in medicine…
In-patient bed requirement (or number of beds required to cope with the workload) is of prime importance for hospital management because of its direct implication for manpower requirement and therefore the costs. In-patient beds could be divided into emergency beds and elective beds, where the requirement for emergency beds will be affected by both patient length of stay distributions and the random patterns in which patients arrive. In this paper, the author extends the early results by Pike… CONTINUE READING

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