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Medinfo. 1995;8 Pt 1:527-31.

A surgical process management tool.

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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Inspired by a shortage of qualified nursing personnel at local facilities, a group of University of Toronto researchers has created a simulation based decision support tool that enables hospitals to determine the overall effect of making modifications to operating room schedules, as well as a number of other system parameters, including the number of inpatient beds and the amount of nursing time available on surgical wards.

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