The Uncertainty in the Home Health Care Assignment Problem

Afrae Errarhout, Saïd Kharraja, Andréa Matta

Abstract

This paper presents an assignment problem in the home health care structures. In this problem, we search to assign caregivers to patients during a mid-term and long-term planning horizon while considering the caregivers’ skills and capacity. Moreover, we take into account the randomness of the patients’ demands due to a change in their profiles or to addition of new patients through the planning horizon. As aim we balance the caregivers’ workload and secure the continuity of the care. We use the Monte Carlo method in a deterministic way to represent the randomness of the patients’ demand in the mixed integer programming model we developed.

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Errarhout A., Kharraja S. and Matta A. (2014). The Uncertainty in the Home Health Care Assignment Problem . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-758-017-8, pages 453-459. DOI: 10.5220/0004905504530459


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@conference{icores14,
author={Afrae Errarhout and Saïd Kharraja and Andréa Matta},
title={The Uncertainty in the Home Health Care Assignment Problem },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2014},
pages={453-459},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004905504530459},
isbn={978-989-758-017-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - The Uncertainty in the Home Health Care Assignment Problem
SN - 978-989-758-017-8
AU - Errarhout A.
AU - Kharraja S.
AU - Matta A.
PY - 2014
SP - 453
EP - 459
DO - 10.5220/0004905504530459