In this chapter we present a number of approaches to operating theatre planning and scheduling. We organize these approaches hierarchically which serves to illustrate the breadth of problems confronted by researchers. At each hierarchicalplanning level we describe common problems, solution approaches and results from studies at partner hospitals.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Health Care Systems Scheduling.|
|Place of Publication||Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||331|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Name||International Series in Operations Research & Management Science|
Hans, E. W., & Vanberkel, P. T. (2012). Operating Theatre Planning and Scheduling. In R. Hall (Ed.), Handbook of Health Care Systems Scheduling. (pp. 105-130). (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science; Vol. 168, No. 168). Heidelberg: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1734-7_5