A robust reactive scheduling model for intensive care units

Kozan, Erhan (2009) A robust reactive scheduling model for intensive care units. In Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling Problems [CTIT Workshop Proceedings Series], University of Twente, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology , Euregio, the Netherlands, pp. 113-115.

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The ICU is an integral part of any hospital and is under great load from patient arrivals as well as resource limitations. Scheduling of patients in the ICU is complicated by the two general types; elective surgery and emergency arrivals. This complicated situation is handled by creating a tentative initial schedule and then reacting to uncertain arrivals as they occur. For most hospitals there is little or no flexibility in the number of beds that are available for use now or in the future. We propose an integer programming model to handle a parallel machine reacting system for scheduled and unscheduled arrivals.

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ID Code: 29820
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Operations Reserch, Health, Scheduling, Intensive Care Units
ISSN: 1574-0846
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Operations Research (010206)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Mathematical Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Centre for Telematics and Information Technologies
Deposited On: 19 Jan 2010 21:50
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 00:50

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