Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2017 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Resource Allocation and Outpatient Appointment Scheduling Using Simulation Optimization

Table 8

Multiobjective performances of different integrated strategies under the resource flexibility scenario where

Integrated strategyPatient selection ruleSolutionZZ1: avg. patient waiting time (min)Z2: avg. resource overtime (min)Z3: avg. congestion per time unitAvg. max. resource overtime (min)

(Base scenario) NoneFCFS140815212278193
Stage I onlyFCFSBest5971384434132
Stage I + IIFCFSBest5081453437140
Stage I + IIEqns. (2) and (3)First44919420118178
Best254140942109
Stage I + IICPFirst60619834127179
Best263146947109

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