Short-Term Simulation in Healthcare Management with Support of the Process Mining

  • Fábio Pegoraro
  • Eduardo Alves Portela Santos
  • Eduardo de Freitas Rocha Loures
  • Gabriela da Silva Dias
  • Lucas Matheus dos Santos
  • Renata Oliveira Coelho
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 746)


Traditionally, simulation models serve long-term decision making and are built based on manually collected statistical data, equipment specifications, and so on. This raises the time for the construction of the models which does not justify the support of the simulation for the short term decision making. However, hospital environments equipped with data collection and storage software contribute to the process mining technique to reliably capture how the processes are being executed and this facilitates the rapid construction of simulation models that justify decision making in the short term. Due to the characteristics of the processes and the high variability of the demand in the first aid, the operational decisions are evidenced, in this way, the study presents a short-term simulation framework with the aid of process mining to meet the demand of patients in the first aid.


Short-term simulation Healthcare Process mining 



We thank the Araucária Foundation for the financial support provided to carry out this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fábio Pegoraro
    • 1
  • Eduardo Alves Portela Santos
    • 1
  • Eduardo de Freitas Rocha Loures
    • 1
  • Gabriela da Silva Dias
    • 1
  • Lucas Matheus dos Santos
    • 1
  • Renata Oliveira Coelho
    • 1
  1. 1.PUCPR/PPGEPSPontifical Catholic University of ParanáCuritibaBrazil

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