This work presents an innovative quantitative approach, based on an optimization model, to manage outpatient Day Service operations. The main objective of the research work is to maximize admitted patient flow in order to use available resources efficiently. The model is designed with the help of Answer Set Programming and implemented in Datalog with Disjunction (DLV) system. As significant case study, we consider the Rheumatology domain. Preliminary results are presented.

Outpatient day service operations: A case study within rheumatology diseases management

Ielpa, Giuseppe
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GUIDO, ROSITA;Conforti, Domenico
2017

Abstract

This work presents an innovative quantitative approach, based on an optimization model, to manage outpatient Day Service operations. The main objective of the research work is to maximize admitted patient flow in order to use available resources efficiently. The model is designed with the help of Answer Set Programming and implemented in Datalog with Disjunction (DLV) system. As significant case study, we consider the Rheumatology domain. Preliminary results are presented.
9783319661452
Access rules; Answer set programming; Appointment scheduling; Day service; Patient admission planning; Priority; Mathematics (all)
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