Bi-criteria Scheduling of Surgical Services for an Outpatient Procedure Center

@inproceedings{Gul2009BicriteriaSO,
  title={Bi-criteria Scheduling of Surgical Services for an Outpatient Procedure Center},
  author={Serhat Gul},
  year={2009}
}
Uncertainty in the duration of surgical procedures can cause long patient wait times, poor utilization of resources, and high overtime costs. We compare several heuristics for scheduling an Outpatient Procedure Center. First, a discrete event simulation model is used to evaluate how 12 different sequencing and patient appointment time setting heuristics perform with respect to the competing criteria of expected patient waiting time and expected surgical suite overtime for a single day compared… CONTINUE READING
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