An Optimization Model for Locating and Sizing Emergency Medical Service Stations

  title={An Optimization Model for Locating and Sizing Emergency Medical Service Stations},
  author={Nusin Coskun and Rizvan Erol},
  journal={Journal of Medical Systems},
Emergency medical services (EMS) play a crucial role in the overall quality and performance of health services. The performance of these systems heavily depends on operational success of emergency services in which emergency vehicles, medical personnel and supporting equipment and facilities are the main resources. Optimally locating and sizing of such services is an important task to enhance the responsiveness and the utilization of limited resources. In this study, an integer optimization… CONTINUE READING


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