Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department

Mitsuko Yokouchi, Setsuko Aoki, Haixia Sang, Run Zhao, Soemon Takakuwa

研究成果: Conference contribution

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With current increasing demands for outpatient medical services, healthcare providers have had to analyze methods for providing safety and quality care services under constrained resources. A long waiting-time has a severe impact not only on the patients' satisfaction but also on the physical conditions of the patients, who receive invasive treatment in ambulatory care facilities. Patients treated with outpatient chemotherapy have been rapidly increasing over the last decade in Japan. In this context, a discrete event simulation model for exploring appointment scheduling in an outpatient chemotherapy department of a general hospital was developed. An efficient schedule was identified that held bed utilization to a tolerance level by restraining the excess waiting-time in a clinical setting. It is suggested that a scheduling method based on the infusion time be available for the outpatient chemotherapy department.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2012 12 1
外部発表Yes
イベント2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012 - Berlin, Germany
継続期間: 2012 12 92012 12 12

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Other2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012
Germany
Berlin
期間12/12/912/12/12

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Chemotherapy
Scheduling
Waiting Time
Patient Satisfaction
Discrete event simulation
Discrete Event Simulation
Japan
Healthcare
Excess
Tolerance
Schedule
Simulation Model
Safety
Resources

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications

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Yokouchi, M., Aoki, S., Sang, H., Zhao, R., & Takakuwa, S. (2012). Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department. : Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012 [6464990] https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2012.6464990

Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department. / Yokouchi, Mitsuko; Aoki, Setsuko; Sang, Haixia; Zhao, Run; Takakuwa, Soemon.

Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012. 2012. 6464990.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Yokouchi, M, Aoki, S, Sang, H, Zhao, R & Takakuwa, S 2012, Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department. : Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012., 6464990, 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012, Berlin, Germany, 12/12/9. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2012.6464990
Yokouchi M, Aoki S, Sang H, Zhao R, Takakuwa S. Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department. : Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012. 2012. 6464990 https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2012.6464990
Yokouchi, Mitsuko ; Aoki, Setsuko ; Sang, Haixia ; Zhao, Run ; Takakuwa, Soemon. / Operations analysis and appointment scheduling for an outpatient chemotherapy department. Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2012. 2012.
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