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  • A nurse rostering algorithm for a district hospital in South Africa 

    Treutnicht, M. J.; Lane-Visser, T. E.; Van Dyk, L.; Friedrich, S. S. (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2011-09)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An acute shortage of healthcare professionals is the rule rather than the exception in South Africa. Effective scheduling of nurses is critical to ensure good quality of care, while limiting sta related ...
  • Paving the way for the use of prediction modelling in a hospital environment 

    Van Zyl, I.; Van Dyk, L.; Lane-Visser, T. E. (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2011-09)
    ENGLISH ABRACT: The high cost of hospitalisation is a challenge for many health insurance companies, governments and individuals alike. In 2006, studies concluded that well over $30 billion was spent on unnecessary ...