Healthcare refers to the processes involved in providing medical procedures such as surgery or the administering of medicine. These services are typically offered through a healthcare system composed of hospitals, physicians and technicians

Healthcare Challenges

  • To optimise the scheduling of theatres, nurses and doctors
  • To match the requirement for internal beds with A&E admissions and other demands
  • To size the staff requirements (and shifts) in A&E to match variable demand
  • To design priority rules on the waiting times of both the urgent and regular patients
  • To respond to variable demand on A&E waiting times
  • To size the staffing/skill/location requirements for Ambulance services to respond to patient requirements
  • To understand the link between high dependency beds, wards, outpatients’ resources and low dependency beds in other facilities