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A generalised simulation system to support strategic resource planning in healthcare

Martin Pitt
1997 Proceedings of the 29th conference on Winter simulation - WSC '97  
Growing demand within a context of economic constraint are creating a need for efficiency savings and tighter control of limited resources.  ...  Healthcare managers are invariably faced with organisations which are highly complex and interactive in nature.  ...  Model Outputs Outputs from the simulation are in general controlled via the PRISM interface.  ... 
doi:10.1145/268437.268753 fatcat:bsngfb7bfff3niwssfeqpxo2ru

Survey on Network Slicing for Internet of Things Realization in 5G Networks

Shalitha Wijethilaka, Madhusanka Liyanage
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
We discuss network slicing utilisation in different IoT application scenarios, along with the technical challenges that can be solved via network slicing.  ...  Therefore, network slicing is also a key enabler of realisation of IoT in 5G. Network slicing can satisfy the various networking demands by heterogeneous IoT applications via dedicated slices.  ...  [170] Dealt with the scalability problem of management and orchestration problem in network slicing using DASMO concept. [47] Proposed an admission control mechanism to dynamically allocate resources  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3067807 fatcat:nryzn43ptffn3mhsp2seswzvke

An optimization based on simulation approach to the patient admission scheduling problem using a linear programing algorithm

C. Granja, B. Almada-Lobo, F. Janela, J. Seabra, A. Mendes
2014 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
Background: As patient's length of stay in waiting lists increases, governments are looking for strategies to control the problem.  ...  Method: Appointment scheduling systems are today known to be proficient in the optimization of health care services.  ...  (iii) Resources planning and control: is devoted to the allocation of resources to the patient group, such as specialties or departments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2014.08.007 pmid:25194680 fatcat:qh3owkraqvd2bd7w2fkk5tufty

Operations Research on Hospital Admission Systems: a first overview of the 2005-2014 decade

A Teixeira, M J F De Oliveira
2015 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The main characteristics of researches on Operations Research (OR) applied to Hospital Admission Systems (HAS) are described and analysed, not only in order to determine the interest of this topic and  ...  The information contained in those works was catalogued in accordance with specific key elements previously chosen.  ...  a tactical resource allocation and an elective patient admission plan are proposed.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/616/1/012009 fatcat:yceqzdorb5dihlkv4qwtkxplfe

QoS Provisioning in Wireless Body Area Networks: A Review on MAC Aspects

Anup Thapa
2012 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
Admission Control Admission control regulates the traffic volume in the system.  ...  Therefore, during resource allocation, care should be given for dynamic allocation and optimized utilization of the available resources.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2012.05.001 fatcat:k4yigwq54bf4hatm4ejnpn45z4

MetaSlicing: A Novel Resource Allocation Framework for Metaverse [article]

Nam H.Chu, Dinh Thai Hoang, Diep N. Nguyen, Khoa T. Phan, Eryk Dutkiewicz
2022 arXiv   pre-print
admission control algorithm that can maximize resource utilization and enhance the Quality-of-Service for end-users.  ...  Therefore, this work aims to propose a novel framework, namely MetaSlicing, that can provide a highly effective and comprehensive solution in managing and allocating different types of resources for Metaverse  ...  resource allocation architecture that can effectively and dynamically allocate resources for MetaSlices.  ... 
arXiv:2205.11087v2 fatcat:fibsfxxa5jea5gapvs5czj4uce

Efficient Video Distribution over WiMAX-Enabled Networks for Healthcare and Video Surveillance Applications [chapter]

Dmitry V., Dmitry K.
2012 Quality of Service and Resource Allocation in WiMAX  
of Computing and Communications, UK Efficient video distribution in E-health systems via WiMAX technology 2.1 E-health environment and diligent communication platform Recent technological breakthrough  ...  in wireless communications have extended the boundaries and enlarged the scope of the application fields that vividly contribute to human safety and healthcare.  ...  admission control context of WLANs.  ... 
doi:10.5772/30628 fatcat:jijwq7fbjfg3xirgoc3hmye5nq

An Architecture for the Performance Management of Smart Healthcare Applications

Andressa Vergütz, Nelson G. Prates, Bruno Henrique Schwengber, Aldri Santos, Michele Nogueira
2020 Sensors  
In the literature, performance management employs techniques such as resource allocation, resource reservation, traffic shaping, and traffic scheduling.  ...  However, they are dedicated to specific problems such as resource allocation for a particular device, ignoring the heterogeneity of network devices, and communication technology.  ...  Afterwards, to know the allocated and available resources, the admission control verifies resource management's resource block.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20195566 pmid:32998439 fatcat:egzpk3nmrfcffbzhpd2txsxcna

Creating an Inter-Hospital Resilient Network for Pandemic Response Based on Blockchain and Dynamic Digital Twins

Qiuchen Lu, Zhen Ye, Zigeng Fang, Jiayin Meng, Michael Pitt, Jinyi Lin, Xiang Xie, Long Chen
2021 2021 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
This paper learns from the experiences of resources deployment/redeployment and pandemic response from UK Hospitals to explore the blockchain solutions for preparing healthcare systems ready for both efficient  ...  operation daily and in pandemic thorough (1) Lu, Xie, Chen, Ye, Fang, Meng, Pitt and Lin information integration of patient (privacy protected) flow and medical resource flow from healthcare and medical  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The work described in this paper was supported by a grant from the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT) Call for Research Proposals 2020.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc52266.2021.9715517 fatcat:zgb3imr6rrcardd23lfmwrgxmm

Applying software-defined networking to support telemedicine health consultation during and post Covid-19 era

Bokolo Anthony Jnr., Livinus Obiora Nweke, Mohammed A. Al-Sharafi
2020 Health and Technology  
The novel coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection has altered the society, economy, and entire healthcare system.  ...  Whilst this pandemic has presented the healthcare system with unprecedented challenges, it has rapidly promoted the adoption of telemedicine to deliver healthcare at a distance.  ...  Hence, with resource allocation and traffic classification, the SDN controller would ensure that voice and video traffic are transmitted without delay over other types of traffic.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12553-020-00502-w pmid:33163323 pmcid:PMC7605874 fatcat:z6efpaup6ndx5hbym34fahmqoe

A Conceptual and Adaptable Approach to Hospital Preparedness for Acute Surge Events Due to Emerging Infectious Diseases

George L. Anesi, Ylinne Lynch, Laura Evans
2020 Critical Care Explorations  
in care resources that trigger deviations from normal care delivery processes, reliance on contingencies and external resources, and, in the most extreme cases, nonroutine decisions about resource allocation  ...  Emerging respiratory pathogens are a common trigger of acute surge events-the extreme end of the healthcare capacity strain spectrum in which there is a dramatic increase in care demands and/or decreases  ...  Involve ethicists, either those within your system or via remote consultation in the development of scarce resource policies.  ... 
doi:10.1097/cce.0000000000000110 pmid:32426752 pmcid:PMC7188427 fatcat:gd4gkhvyuncy7pobfduw642rfy

Integrating balanced scorecard and simulation modeling to improve Emergency Department performance in Irish hospitals

Khaled Ismail, Waleed Abo-Hamad, Amr Arisha
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference  
In the healthcare sector, there is a requirement for innovative solutions in managing the high levels of complexity and uncertainty within Emergency Departments (EDs).  ...  Then a detailed simulation model was developed and integrated with the BSC to provide a comprehensive decision support system.  ...  The authors would like also to thank their colleagues John Crowe and Ayman Tobail for their contribution in the simulation modeling phase.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2010.5678931 dblp:conf/wsc/IsmailAA10 fatcat:elzyqldyqnfwrohinp5ulue3he

Task admission control for application service operators in mobile cloud computing

Xiaomin Jin, Wenqiang Hua, Zhongmin Wang
2020 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
A task admission control model, which considers radio resource variations, computing, and radio resources, is established based on the semi-Markov decision process with the goal of maximizing the ASO's  ...  This paper studies the task admission control problem for ASOs with the consideration of three features (two-dimensional resources, uncertainty, and incomplete information).  ...  Acknowledgements The research presented in this paper was supported by Availability of data and materials The data and material used to support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13638-020-01827-w fatcat:4vzpph2hq5dgrgeeqk3jhwqjkm

Wireless technologies for e-healthcare [Guest Editorial

Xuemin Shen, Nei Kato, Xiaodong Lin
2010 IEEE wireless communications  
data monitoring and secure data transmission based on unequal resource allocation.  ...  Potential challenges and open research issues including QoS support, radio resource management, scheduling and connection admission control schemes, handover, and mobility management are discussed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2010.5416344 fatcat:yn5rq5tczrhmhnapk6jofsoemm

Workflow support for scheduling in surgical care processes

Chun Ouyang, Moe Thandar Wynn, Jan-Christian Kuhr, Michael Adams, Thomas Becker, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Colin J. Fidge
2011 European Conference on Information Systems  
Current workflow management systems support allocation of individual human resources to tasks but lack support for the full range of resource types used in practice, and the inevitable constraints on their  ...  Based on past experience with resource-intensive workflow applications, we derive generic requirements for a workflow system which can use its knowledge of resource capabilities and availability to help  ...  To evaluate the generality of the architecture, we will also use the system to model resource-intensive and scheduledriven processes in domains such as construction management and manufacturing.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/OuyangWKABHF11 fatcat:trfnaj3dwfbopcgcoidiouk4pe
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