Insights into physician scheduling: a case study of public hospital departments in Sweden.

@article{Santos2014InsightsIP,
  title={Insights into physician scheduling: a case study of public hospital departments in Sweden.},
  author={Marco Ant{\'o}nio Ferreira Rodrigues Nogueira dos Santos and Henrik Eriksson},
  journal={International journal of health care quality assurance},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={76-90}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to describe current physician scheduling and concomitant opportunities for improvement in public hospital departments in Sweden. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH A total of 13 departments spread geographically across Sweden covering seven different specialties participated in the study. Data were collected through interviews with individuals involved in creating physician schedules. All departments investigated provided copies of the documents necessary for… CONTINUE READING