Accession Number : ADA017535

Title :   An Operations Research Model of a Health Care Appointment System.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Nemmers,Robert Stanley

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : This study models a clinic at Silas B. Hays Hospital, Fort Ord, California. The purpose is to propose a means of scheduling appointments in a clinic. Estimates of parameters of the model were made, inputs and outputs of the model were calculated and a sensitivity analysis was performed. Finally, conclusions were stated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patients, *Hospitals, *Outpatient clinics, Scheduling, Operations research, Mathematical models, Scheduling, Clinical medicine, Military dependents, Public health, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Management, Management planning and control

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE