Optimizing Staff Scheduling by Monte Carlo Simulation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 RR09852-01A1,
Agency Tracking Number: 29669
Amount: $749,979.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1997
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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3311 Perkins Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44114
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Scipione
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Scheduling is a manual chore consuming valuable senior staff time and resulting in conflict and ineComputerized solutions which optimize scheduling are possible. Such a program, Doctors On Call Schedoptimizes medium-scale scheduling has been developed and has proved successful in more than two hundThe innovative slotting methodology and the combination of an accounting framework with Monte-Carloinherent in DOCS may be applicable to largescale scheduling. Efficient use of personnel, improved moservice, as well as a reduction in scheduling time are benefits. Implemented nationwide, DOCS will fadministration to productive medical activity. University Hospitals of Cleveland Anesthesia Departmetest site. Every hospital and medical organization will welcome a functional computerized solution t

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