Weekly home health care logistics

@article{Liu2013WeeklyHH,
  title={Weekly home health care logistics},
  author={Ran Liu and Xiaolan Xie and Thierry Garaix},
  journal={2013 10th IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NETWORKING, SENSING AND CONTROL (ICNSC)},
  year={2013},
  pages={282-287}
}
Weekly home health care (HHC) logistics optimization problem is considered in this paper. It extends the classical Periodic Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows to three types of demands of patients at home. Demands include transportation of drugs/medical devices between the HHC depot and patients' homes, delivery of special drugs from a hospital to patients, and delivery of blood samples from patients to a lab. The weekly demand of each patient is represented by a set of alternative visit… CONTINUE READING