Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management: Methods and Applications

Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management: Methods and Applications

by Brian T. Denton (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489995506
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 03/06/2015
Series: International Series in Operations Research & Management Science , #184
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Improving Access to Healthcare: Models of Adaptive Behavior.- Queueing Models for Healthcare Operations.- Applications of Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation to Healthcare Operations Management.- Optimization in Healthcare Delivery Modeling: Methods and Applications.- Operating Room Planning and Scheduling.- The Modeling, Analysis, and Management of Intensive Care Units.- Improving the Flow of Patients through Healthcare Organizations.- Capacity Allocation and Flexibility in Primary Care.- Improving Scheduling and Flow in Complex Outpatient Clinics.- No-show Modeling for Adult Ambulatory Clinics.- Simulation and Real-time Optimized Relocation for Improving Ambulance Operations.- Planning and Managing Mass Prophylaxis Clinic Operations.- Emergency Departments: “Repairs While You Wait, No Appointment Necessary”.- Location Models in Health Care.- Models and Methods for Improving Patient Access.- Coordinating Health Services: An Operations Management Perspective.- Managing Supply Critical to Patient Care: An Introduction to Hospital Inventory Management for Pharmaceuticals.- The Challenges of Hospital Supply Chain Management, from Central Stores to Nursing Units.- Overcoming the Challenges of the Last Mile: A Model of Riders for Health.- Allocating Scarce Healthcare Resources in Developing Countries: A Case for Malaria Prevention

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