Skip to main content

Table 1 Summary of related work

From: Resource management framework using simulation modeling and multi-objective optimization: a case study of a front-end department of a public hospital in Thailand

References Optimization Department Objective Result
Fan, et al. [36] Multi-objective OPD Max benefit & Min dissatisfaction More effective outpatient scheduling
Wang et al.[53] Multi-objective Inpatient Min overflow rate & waiting time & cost associate Identify the process improvement and reduce waiting time
Chen et al. [54] Single-objective OPD Min average waiting time or Max revenues of both hospital The best feasible number of referral patients as a guideline for hospital collaboration
Chen and Lin [55] Single-objective OPD Min average waiting time Solved the problem of insufficient of medical resources and reduce waiting time
Ibrahim et al. [56] Single-objective ED Min average patient waiting time Optimized number of resources improve ED effiecncy
Chen and Wang [57] Multi-objective ED Min expected length of stay, Min medical resource cost and Max resource utilization New optimization approach to manage the medical resource allocation
Keshtkar et al. [58] Single-objective ED Min patient length of stay Improve in length of stay within the buget constraint
Petering et al. [60] Single-objective ICU Max annual profit Higher profit but high early dischage and re-enter
Aliyu et al. [61] Multi-objective OPD Min average waiting time and Max doctor’s utilization Better appointment system
Chang and Zhang [62] Multi-objective Inpatient Max patient admission rate and Min bed occupancy rate Hospital performance is higher
This frame work study Multi-objective Front-end department Min operating cost and Max patient satisfaction The decisión guideline to manage resource to improve patient satisfaction and operating cost