Journal of Healthcare Engineering

Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Approaches for Healthcare Management Applications


Publishing date
01 Oct 2021
Status
Closed
Submission deadline
21 May 2021

Lead Editor

1Chang Gung University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan

2National Central University, Tauyuan, Taiwan

3Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, China

4Yuan Ze University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Approaches for Healthcare Management Applications

This issue is now closed for submissions.
More articles will be published in the near future.

Description

The success of healthcare decision-making lies in whether healthcare staff, patients, and healthcare organisation managers can comprehensively understand the choices and consider future implications to make the best decision possible. Multiple-criteria decision making (MCDM), including multiple rule-based decision making (MRDM), multiple-objective decision making (MODM), and multiple-attribute decision making (MADM), is used by clinical decision-makers to analyse healthcare issues from various perspectives.

In practical health care cases, semi-structured and unstructured decision-making issues involve multiple criteria (or goals) that may conflict with each other. Thus, the use of MCDM is a promising source of practical solutions for such problems. MCDM methods mainly include the three parts: data process, evaluation and selection, and planning and design. Data process focuses on analysing and identifying healthcare management issues and data features for solving practical cases. Evaluation and selection focus on evaluating the performance of each solution for healthcare management, and these methods can be used to support decision-making and help organisations choose the best solution for practical healthcare management cases. Finally, planning and design focus on analysing and designing the goals of healthcare management applications, which can be modelled as a minimising or maximising problem for finding the optimal solutions. Furthermore, these methods can explore the relationship structure construction among criteria between various related issues arising from healthcare.

The aim of this Special Issue is to attract research investigating the contributions of practical multiple criteria decision analysis applications and cases for healthcare management. We welcome both original research and review articles, including papers studying data process, evaluation and selection, and planning and design of MCDM methods.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • MCDM for healthcare management applications, including MRDM, MADM, and MODM
  • Data process, evaluation and selection, and planning and design methods for healthcare management applications
  • Data investigation, collection, and survey methods for healthcare management applications
  • Data processing and analysis methods for healthcare management applications
  • Future prospects and forecasting methods for healthcare management applications

Articles

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Multitask Healthcare Management Recommendation System Leveraging Knowledge Graph

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Lin Mei | Kun Liu | Bo-Wei Zhu
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  • - Article ID 2858536
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Event-Related Potential Sensing Analysis on the Risk Perception and Decision-Making by Grassroots Managers in Different Fatigue States

Yixin Huang | Hongxia Li | ... | Janis Jansz
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  • - Article ID 3831453
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A Fact-Finding Procedure Integrating Machine Learning and AHP Technique to Predict Delayed Diagnosis of Bladder Patients with Hematuria

Chia-Lun Lo | Ya-Hui Yang | Hsiao-Ting Tseng
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  • - Article ID 7799100
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Micro Expression Recognition via Dual-Stream Spatiotemporal Attention Network

Yan Wang | Yikun Huang | ... | Bo Zhang
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  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9957828
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Study on the Effect of Driving Time on Fatigue of Grassland Road Based on EEG

Yule Zhang | Shoulin Zhu
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  • - Article ID 5709513
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Privacy-Preserving Reversible Data Hiding for Medical Images Employing Local Rotation

Guo-Dong Su | Chia-Chen Lin | Chin-Chen Chang
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  • - Article ID 9958256
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An IoT-Based Motion Tracking System for Next-Generation Foot-Related Sports Training and Talent Selection

Shanshan Lu | Xiao Zhang | ... | Yu Zhou
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  • - Article ID 5534607
  • - Research Article

Environmental Design Strategies to Decrease the Risk of Nosocomial Infection in Medical Buildings Using a Hybrid MCDM Model

Lei Xiong | Ge Sheng | ... | Bo-Wei Zhu
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