Dx3 2016 Tech Spotlight with Amber Mac

Wayne and Amber discuss the current status of wait times and how NextUp Care is helping.

How Queueing Theory Can Improve Wait Times

Dr. David Stanford of the University of Western Ontario demonstrates how queueing theory can influence wait times and how simple changes can have a big impact on reducing them.

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Whitepapers

A Simulation based Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to Multi-class, Multi-resource Surgical Scheduling

Astaraky, D. and Patrick, J. 2015. A Simulation based Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to Multi-class, Multi-resource Surgical Scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research.

Estimating the Waiting Time of Multi-priority Emergency Patients with Downstream Blocking

Lin, D., Patrick, J. and Labeau, F. 2014. Estimating the Waiting Time of Multi-priority Emergency Patients with Downstream Blocking. Health Care Management Science, 17(1): 88-99.

A Markov Decision Model for Optimal Outpatient Scheduling

Patrick, J. 2012. A Markov Decision Model for Optimal Outpatient Scheduling. Health Care Management Science, 15(2): 91-102.

Dynamic Multi-Appointment Patient Scheduling for Radiation Therapy

Sauré, A., Patrick, J.,, Tyldesley, S. and Puterman, M.L. 2012. Dynamic Multi-Appointment Patient Scheduling for Radiation Therapy. European Journal of Operational Research, 223(2): 573-584.