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Springer Optimization and Its Applications

Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery

Editors: Pardalos, P.M., Georgiev, P.G., Papajorgji, P.J., Neugaard, B. (Eds.)

  • Presents the most recent systems engineering and mathematical tools for health care and its applications
  • Shows and promotes the increased need for partnership between engineers and health care professionals
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This book presents some recent systems engineering and mathematical tools for health care along with their real-world applications by health care practitioners and engineers. Advanced approaches, tools, and algorithms used in operating room scheduling and patient flow are covered. State-of-the-art results from applications of data mining, business process modeling, and simulation in healthcare, together with optimization methods, form the core of the volume.

 

Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery illustrates the increased need of partnership between engineers and health care professionals. This book will benefit researchers and practitioners in health care delivery institutions, staff members and professionals of specialized hospital units, and lecturers and graduate students in engineering, applied mathematics, business administration and health care.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Optimization Methods for Large-Scale Radiotherapy Problems

    Aleman, Dionne M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Portable Asset Management in Hospitals

    Buyurgan, Nebil (et al.)

    Pages 21-36

  • Stochastic Integer Programming in Healthcare Delivery

    Mancilla, Camilo (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

  • An Expository Discourse of E-Health

    Moumtzoglou, Anastasius (et al.)

    Pages 49-63

  • Nurse Scheduling Problem: An Integer Programming Model with a Practical Application

    Fan, Neng (et al.)

    Pages 65-98

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eBook $99.00
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Hardcover $129.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery
Editors
  • Panos M. Pardalos
  • Pando G. Georgiev
  • Petraq J. Papajorgji
  • Britta Neugaard
Series Title
Springer Optimization and Its Applications
Series Volume
74
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5094-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5094-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5093-1
Series ISSN
1931-6828
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 178
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