Hierarchical Location Problem

  title={Hierarchical Location Problem},
  author={Sara Bastani and Narges Kazemzadeh},
Many facility systems are hierarchical in nature. These facilities are usually hierarchical in terms of the types of services they provide. For example, the health care delivery system consists of local clinics, hospitals and medical centers (Fig. 10.1). In this system a local clinic provides basic health care and diagnostic services. A hospital provides out-patient surgery in addition to those provided by a local clinic; and a medical center provides out-patient surgery and a full range of in… CONTINUE READING