A Hybrid Model for the Analysis of a Surgical Pathway

Roberto Aringhieri, Davide Duma

Abstract

In this paper we focus our attention on the analysis of a surgical pathway from a patient-centred point of view. The main concern of this work is the introduction of some optimization modules in the management of the most critical resources in a surgical pathway, that is the stay beds and the operating rooms, and to evaluate their impact with respect to a set of patient– and facility– centred indices. We propose a hybrid simulation and optimization model: simulation is used in order to generate a real situation with respect to the inherent stochasticity of the problem while optimization is used to take the best decisions in different points of the surgical pathway.

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Aringhieri R. and Duma D. (2014). A Hybrid Model for the Analysis of a Surgical Pathway . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: HA, (SIMULTECH 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-038-3, pages 889-900. DOI: 10.5220/0005148408890900


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@conference{ha14,
author={Roberto Aringhieri and Davide Duma},
title={A Hybrid Model for the Analysis of a Surgical Pathway},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: HA, (SIMULTECH 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={889-900},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005148408890900},
isbn={978-989-758-038-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: HA, (SIMULTECH 2014)
TI - A Hybrid Model for the Analysis of a Surgical Pathway
SN - 978-989-758-038-3
AU - Aringhieri R.
AU - Duma D.
PY - 2014
SP - 889
EP - 900
DO - 10.5220/0005148408890900