Sheduling Mobil Medical Units for Home-healthcare Service

Ciro Alberto Amaya, John Espitia

Abstract

This paper addresses a shift-scheduling and localization problem of medical staff for home-healthcare services. In this problem a private company has to decide where to locate its mobile units and its operational times. Locations and schedules define the system capacity to attend patients, capacity produces acceptable service level but operational costs, in contrast, a capacity overestimation requires subcontracting services and consequently a decrease in expected profit. In this talk we present the situation studied and a mathematical approach to deal with. The method was used in a real situation improving net profit and increased the expected served demand.

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Amaya C. and Espitia J. (2016). Sheduling Mobil Medical Units for Home-healthcare Service . In Proceedings of 5th the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-758-171-7, pages 100-106. DOI: 10.5220/0005661301000106


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icores16,
author={Ciro Alberto Amaya and John Espitia},
title={Sheduling Mobil Medical Units for Home-healthcare Service},
booktitle={Proceedings of 5th the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2016},
pages={100-106},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005661301000106},
isbn={978-989-758-171-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 5th the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - Sheduling Mobil Medical Units for Home-healthcare Service
SN - 978-989-758-171-7
AU - Amaya C.
AU - Espitia J.
PY - 2016
SP - 100
EP - 106
DO - 10.5220/0005661301000106