Princeton University Library Catalog

Management engineering for effective healthcare delivery : principles and applications / Alexander Kolker and Pierce Story, editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Hershey, PA : Medical Information Science Reference, c2012.
Description:
xxvi, 483 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note:
"This book illustrates the power of management engineering for quantitative managerial decision-making in healthcare settings, that assists in predicting performance and/or real resource requirements and allowing decision-makers to be truly proactive rather than reactive"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Efficient managerial decision-making in healthcare settings : examples and fundamental principles -- Dynamic capacity management (DCAMM) in a hospital setting -- Simulation modeling of healthcare delivery -- Simulation applications in a healthcare setting -- Modeling clinical engineering activities to support healthcare technology management -- Intensive care unit operational modeling and analysis -- Human-centered systems engineering : managing stakeholder dissonance in healthcare delivery -- Enabling real-time management and visibility with RFID -- Healthcare delivery as a service system : barriers to co-production and implications of healthcare reform -- Using simulation to design and improve an outpatient procedure center -- Reducing consultation waiting time and overtime in outpatient clinic : challenges and solutions -- Reducing patient waiting time at an ambulatory surgical center -- Scheduling healthcare systems : theory and applications -- Appointment order outpatient scheduling system with consideration of ancillary services and overbooking policy to improve outpatient experience -- Electronic health record adoption, considerations, and future direction -- Electronic medical records (EMR) : issues and implementation perspectives.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781609608729 (hardcover)
  • 1609608720 (hardcover)
  • 9781609608736 (ebook)
  • 1609608739 (ebook)
  • 9781609608743 (print & perpetual access)
  • 1609608747 (print & perpetual access)
LCCN:
2011022228
OCLC:
739835730
Related name:
RCP:
C - S