A simulation analysis of the impact of FAHP-MAUT triage algorithm on the Emergency Department performance measures

@article{Ashour2013ASA,
  title={A simulation analysis of the impact of FAHP-MAUT triage algorithm on the Emergency Department performance measures},
  author={Omar M. Ashour and G{\"u}l E. Okudan Kremer},
  journal={Expert Syst. Appl.},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={177-187}
}
Emergency Department (ED) crowding is a major problem in the U.S. like in many other countries worldwide. This problem is adversely affecting the safety of the patients who rely on receiving a timely treatment in EDs. As a part of solving this problem, a triage process is utilized. Triage is a pre-hospital process by which patients are sorted according to the severity of their illnesses or injuries. Improvements to this process would affect the patient flow positively, and in turn would enhance… CONTINUE READING
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