Overcrowding of Emergency Departments (EDs) put the safety of patients at risk. Decision makers implement Ambulance Diversion (AD) as a way to relieve congestion and ensure timely treatment delivery. However, ineffective design of AD policies reduces the accessibility to emergency care and adverse events may arise.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Industrial engineering