27. Industrial Engineering Applications in Health Care Systems

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Swatantra K. Kachhal Professor Chair

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch27

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kachhal, S. K. (2001) Industrial Engineering Applications in Health Care Systems, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch27

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • health care delivery systems;
  • industrial engineering in health care;
  • Resource Monitoring System (RMS);
  • queuing and simulation methodologies;
  • optimization model application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Health Care Delivery Systems

  • Introduction to Industrial Engineering in Health Care Delivery Systems

  • Applications of Methods Improvement and Work Simplification

  • Application of Staffing Methodologies

  • Application of Scheduling Methodologies

  • Application of Queuing and Simulation Methodologies

  • Application of Statistical Methods

  • Application of Optimization Models

  • Application of Quality-Improvement Tools

  • Application of Information Systems/Decision Support Tools

  • Application of Other Industrial Engineering Techniques

  • Future Trends

  • References