Category Archives: simulation

MIT news: “flexibility in resources drastically improves wait times”

From MIT news (August 6, 2013)—    From theory to practice “In work beginning with his master’s thesis, Xu has shown that having even a little flexibility in resources drastically improves wait times”: I blogged about this in January 2010 … Continue reading

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Why OR staffing and scheduling is different than ER staffing and scheduling…

The OR case load has a very high daily variability of patient arrivals similar to an ER. However, unlike an ER patient’s arrival that normally may monopolize a single (or shared) ER nurse and room until the next caretaker (physician, … Continue reading

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Protected: Strategy: Graphic examples of Orthopedic cases using PAs, Flipping Rooms, and Early Starts

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