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  • Van Dyk, Liezl   Wentzel, M. Jobke   Van Limburg, A.H. Maarten   Van Gemert-Pijnen, Lisette   Schutte, Corne S. L. (Computers & Industrial Engineering Conference Proceedings, 2012-07)
    There is general consensus that Computers and Information Technology have the potential to enhance health systems applications, and many good examples of such applications exist all over the world. Unfortunately, with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Zyl, A. J.   Van Dyk, L. (Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), 2011-09)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare, where distance is an issue. This paper explores the use of operations research techniques to contribute to the successful implementation of telemedicine systems. ...
  • 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 ...