Discrete event simulation case study: Diagnostic path for stroke patients in a stroke unit

@article{Chemweno2014DiscreteES,
  title={Discrete event simulation case study: Diagnostic path for stroke patients in a stroke unit},
  author={Peter Chemweno and Vincent Thijs and Liliane Pintelon and Adriaan Van Horenbeek},
  journal={Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={45-57}
}
Hospitals aim at delivering efficient and effective healthcare. This requires high quality medical care, provided by highly trained and motivated professionals. Also the way operations are organized can contribute to a smoother healthcare delivery. An important point here is patient flow and waiting times during the patient trajectory diagnosis-therapy-care. Due to the large variability that exist between patients care needs, even for patients with a similar pathology, predicting the waiting… CONTINUE READING

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