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Patients Don't Like Waiting-Reducing Arrival Batch Decreases Wait Time

Posted by Laura Silvoy on Jan 06, 2016

 

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An infusion center is interested in seeing if smaller arrival groups can decrease patient waiting time. Array developed a simulation model to study this concept. Two types of patients,..

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Topics: simulation, Process Improvement, vlog, wait time

Simulation in Healthcare: Provide Higher Quality, Cost Effective Care

Posted by Laura Silvoy on Feb 23, 2015

An urban pediatric hospital on the east coast of the United States serves thousands of patients daily. Recently, in its continuous effort to improve the quality of service, this pediatric care...
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Topics: Facility Planning, simulation, Discrete Event Simulation

Design by the Numbers: Discrete Event Simulation in a Surgery Center

Posted by Laura Silvoy on Jul 09, 2014

The role of Industrial Engineers does not traditionally involve work in the architecture or healthcare industries. Presently, however, given the high rate of healthcare costs in America, the.....READ MORE

Topics: simulation, Continuous Improvement, Surgery Center

Simulation Centers Can Lead the Way to Improved Efficiency, Part 3 of 3

Posted by Kent Doss on Apr 01, 2013

In my first two posts, I addressed the larger, more philosophical issues that need to be addressed when planning a Simulation Center, as well as taking a more in-depth look at specific elements of.....READ MORE

Topics: Planning, Architecture, Healthcare Design, modeling, simulation, simulation centers, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Simulation Centers Can Lead the Way to Improved Efficiency, Part 2 of 3

Posted by Kent Doss on Mar 29, 2013

In my first post, I addressed the larger, more philosophical issues that need to be addressed when designing a Simulation Center. In this post, I take a more in depth look at specific elements of.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, modeling, simulation, simulation centers, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Simulation Centers Can Lead the Way to Improved Efficiency, Part 1 of 3

Posted by Kent Doss on Mar 27, 2013

As healthcare providers continue to identify the adjustments required to succeed in the new reality created by healthcare reform, one universal constant has been the need to increase operational.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, modeling, simulation, simulation centers, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Simulation Modeling: Banishing the Benchmark

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on Mar 07, 2013

While attending the recent Healthcare Systems Process Improvement conference in New Orleans, I had the opportunity to attend a symposium that explored simulation modeling and its role in.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, modeling, simulation, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

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