Optimization of surgical operations is a challenging managerial problem for surgical suite directors. This dissertation presents modeling and solution techniques for operating room (OR) planning and scheduling problems. First, several sequencing and patient appointment time setting heuristics are proposed for scheduling an Outpatient Procedure Center.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2010Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Industrial engineering