Forecasting as an Operations Management Tool in a Medical Examiner's Office

  title={Forecasting as an Operations Management Tool in a Medical Examiner's Office},
  author={B. Omalu and A. Shakir and J. L. Lindner and Sridhar R. Tayur},
  journal={Journal of Health Management},
  pages={75 - 84}
  • B. Omalu, A. Shakir, +1 author Sridhar R. Tayur
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Health Management
  • Quantitative analysis in business decision making and operations management has evolved into an independent but non-exclusive alternative to qualitative analysis. We are the first to commoditise the autopsy and establish it as the fundamental cost base/object for a medical examiner's office. We apply the multiplicative seasonal forecasting method for the determination of autopsy demand and the optimal quantitative operations management of a medical examiner's office. Five-year historical data… CONTINUE READING
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