Implementing production planning processes in health care – a case study of a surgery clinic

@inproceedings{Plantin2012ImplementingPP,
  title={Implementing production planning processes in health care – a case study of a surgery clinic},
  author={Anders Plantin and Mats I. Johansson},
  year={2012}
}
This paper deals with the problems of production planning and control within healthcare, and the immature state of this area within healthcare. The paper reports on the first phase of an action research project within a surgery department at a Swedish public hospital group, and reports the problem identification process together with the first implementations of improved processes in relation to PPC. The paper concludes that there is a large discrepancy between the treatments of the area in… CONTINUE READING

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