Hospital admission planning to optimize major resources utilization under uncertainty

@inproceedings{Dellaert2009HospitalAP,
  title={Hospital admission planning to optimize major resources utilization under uncertainty},
  author={Nico P. Dellaert and Jully Jeunet},
  year={2009}
}
Admission policies for elective inpatient services mainly result in the management of a single resource: the operating theatre as it is commonly considered as the most critical and expensive resource in a hospital. However, other bottleneck resources may lead to surgery cancellations, such as bed capacity and nursing staff in Intensive Care (IC) units and bed occupancy in wards or medium care (MC) services. Our incentive is therefore to determine a master schedule of a given number of patients… CONTINUE READING