Multi-objective optimization in partitioning the healthcare system of Parana State in Brazil $

@inproceedings{Steiner2015MultiobjectiveOI,
  title={Multi-objective optimization in partitioning the healthcare system of Parana State in Brazil \$},
  author={Maria Teresinha Arns Steiner and Dilip Datta and Pedro Jos{\'e} Steiner Neto and Cassius Tadeu Scarpin and Jos{\'e} Rui Figueira},
  year={2015}
}
Motivated by a proposal of the local authority for improving the existing healthcare system in the Parana State in Brazil, this article presents an optimization-based model for developing a better system for patients by aggregating various health services offered in the municipalities of Parana into some microregions. The problem is formulated as a multi-objective partitioning of the nodes of an undirected graph (or network) with the municipalities as the nodes and the roads connecting them as… CONTINUE READING