Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management

Methods and Applications

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5884-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-5885-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-18

    Improving Access to Healthcare: Models of Adaptive Behavior

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    Pages 19-44

    Queueing Models for Healthcare Operations

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    Pages 45-74

    Applications of Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation to Healthcare Operations Management

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    Pages 75-119

    Optimization in Healthcare Delivery Modeling: Methods and Applications

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    Pages 121-152

    Operating Room Planning and Scheduling

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    Pages 153-182

    The Modeling, Analysis, and Management of Intensive Care Units

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    Pages 183-204

    Improving the Flow of Patients Through Healthcare Organizations

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    Pages 205-228

    Capacity Allocation and Flexibility in Primary Care

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    Pages 229-250

    Improving Scheduling and Flow in Complex Outpatient Clinics

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    Pages 251-288

    No-Show Modeling for Adult Ambulatory Clinics

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    Pages 289-317

    Simulation and Real-Time Optimised Relocation for Improving Ambulance Operations

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    Pages 319-348

    Planning and Managing Mass Prophylaxis Clinic Operations

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    Pages 349-385

    Emergency Departments: “Repairs While You Wait, No Appointment Necessary”

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    Pages 387-402

    Location Models in Healthcare

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    Pages 403-420

    Models and Methods for Improving Patient Access

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    Pages 421-445

    Coordinating Health Services: An Operations Management Perspective

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    Pages 447-463

    Managing Supply Critical to Patient Care: An Introduction to Hospital Inventory Management for Pharmaceuticals

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    Pages 465-482

    The Challenges of Hospital Supply Chain Management, from Central Stores to Nursing Units

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    Pages 483-509

    Overcoming the Challenges of the Last Mile: A Model of Riders for Health

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    Pages 511-532

    Allocating Scarce Healthcare Resources in Developing Countries: A Case for Malaria Prevention

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 533-536