An optimization model for task assignment in home health care

@article{Bachouch2010AnOM,
  title={An optimization model for task assignment in home health care},
  author={Rym Ben Bachouch and Alain Guinet and Sonia Hajri-Gabouj},
  journal={2010 IEEE Workshop on Health Care Management (WHCM)},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-6}
}
Assigning tasks to employee is a difficult task. Errors committed in such assignments can have consequences, such as a reduced efficiency due to absenteeism, lack of job satisfaction, etc. In this paper, we interest in a task assignment problem in home Health Care (HHC). In fact, one of the major problems in HHC is task assignment to care workers. We describe a method for scheduling tasks and balancing nurses' workload. We present the proposed approach and the associated optimization model… CONTINUE READING