Linkage Projects - Grant ID: LP140100394 [ 2014-09-10 - 2018-12-31 ]

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Researchers: Adjunct Professor Erhan Kozan (Chief Investigator) Mr Sean Birgan (Partner Investigator) A/Prof David Cook (Partner Investigator) Dr Carl Dux (Partner Investigator) Dr Michael Sinnott (Partner Investigator)

Brief description An integrated mathematical approach to synchronise and optimise hospital operations. This project aims to develop an integrated mathematical approach to synchronise and optimise patient scheduling systems of different departments to ensure that the hospital’s assets and related resources are used efficiently. The project’s aim is to investigate patient flow, process delay, and the interaction and inter-dependence of departments within the hospital to reduce access block (bottleneck) and subsequent overcrowding. This project aims to smooth the running of the hospital, improve the efficiency of patient throughput, reduce waiting times, and revolutionise hospital planning and scheduling.

Funding Amount $320,000

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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Prof Yu-Chu Tian

orcid : 0000-0002-8709-5625

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