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Health Care Management Science

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Volume 23, issue 4, 2020

New developments for the journal in 2020 pp. 481-481 Downloads
Gregory S. Zaric
Personalized treatment for coronary artery disease patients: a machine learning approach pp. 482-506 Downloads
Dimitris Bertsimas, Agni Orfanoudaki and Rory B. Weiner
Predicting and improving patient-level antibiotic adherence pp. 507-519 Downloads
Isabelle Rao, Adir Shaham, Amir Yavneh, Dor Kahana, Itai Ashlagi, Margaret L. Brandeau and Dan Yamin
Radiotherapy treatment scheduling considering time window preferences pp. 520-534 Downloads
Bruno Vieira, Derya Demirtas, Jeroen B. Kamer, Erwin W. Hans, Louis-Martin Rousseau, Nadia Lahrichi and Wim H. Harten
A stochastic risk-averse framework for blood donation appointment scheduling under uncertain donor arrivals pp. 535-555 Downloads
Semih Yalçındağ, Seda Baş Güre, Giuliana Carello and Ettore Lanzarone
A heuristic approach to the task planning problem in a home care business pp. 556-570 Downloads
Isabel Méndez-Fernández, Silvia Lorenzo-Freire, Ignacio García-Jurado, Julián Costa and Luisa Carpente
Tackling maternal mortality by improving technical efficiency in the production of primary health services: longitudinal evidence from the Mexican case pp. 571-584 Downloads
Edson Serván-Mori, Carlos Chivardi, Fato Fene, Ileana Heredia-Pi, Miguel Ángel Mendoza González and Gustavo Nigenda
Optimal cost adjustment for a selfish routing healthcare network pp. 585-604 Downloads
Young Hoon Lee and Yong Ho Choi
Are patients more adherent to newer drugs? pp. 605-618 Downloads
Katharina Blankart and Frank Lichtenberg
Monitoring of high-yield and periodical processes in health care pp. 619-639 Downloads
Nataliya Chukhrova and Arne Johannssen
Association between leniency of anesthesiologists when evaluating certified registered nurse anesthetists and when evaluating didactic lectures pp. 640-648 Downloads
Franklin Dexter, Johannes Ledolter, Cynthia A. Wong and Bradley J. Hindman
Investigating the link between medical urgency and hospital efficiency – Insights from the German hospital market pp. 649-660 Downloads
Annika Maren Schneider, Eva-Maria Oppel and Jonas Schreyögg
Multi-modality medical image fusion using hybridization of binary crow search optimization pp. 661-669 Downloads
Velmurugan Subbiah Parvathy and Sivakumar Pothiraj
IoT with cloud based lung cancer diagnosis model using optimal support vector machine pp. 670-679 Downloads
Dinesh Valluru and I. Jasmine Selvakumari Jeya
WIT120 data mining technology based on internet of things pp. 680-688 Downloads
Qingyuan Zhou, Zongming Zhang and Yuancong Wang

Volume 23, issue 3, 2020

Containing 2019-nCoV (Wuhan) coronavirus pp. 311-314 Downloads
Edward H. Kaplan
COVID-19 scenario modelling for the mitigation of capacity-dependent deaths in intensive care pp. 315-324 Downloads
Richard M Wood, Christopher J McWilliams, Matthew J Thomas, Christopher P Bourdeaux and Christos Vasilakis
Integrated k-means clustering with data envelopment analysis of public hospital efficiency pp. 325-338 Downloads
Songul Cinaroglu
Prediction of emergency department patient disposition decision for proactive resource allocation for admission pp. 339-359 Downloads
Seung-Yup Lee, Ratna Babu Chinnam, Evrim Dalkiran, Seth Krupp and Michael Nauss
Designing schedule configuration of a hybrid appointment system for a two-stage outpatient clinic with multiple servers pp. 360-386 Downloads
Sharan Srinivas and A. Ravi Ravindran
Patient classification based on volume and case-mix in the emergency department and their association with performance pp. 387-400 Downloads
Farzad Zaerpour, Diane P. Bischak, Mozart B. C. Menezes, Andrew McRae and Eddy S. Lang
How efficient are surgical treatments in Japan? The case of a high-volume Japanese hospital pp. 401-413 Downloads
Yuichi Watanabe, Haruko Noguchi and Yoshinori Nakata
A novel approach for breast cancer prediction using optimized ANN classifier based on big data environment pp. 414-426 Downloads
M. Supriya and A. J. Deepa
A privacy protection method for health care big data management based on risk access control pp. 427-442 Downloads
Mingyue Shi, Rong Jiang, Xiaohan Hu and Jingwei Shang
Brazilian hospitals’ performance: an assessment of the unified health system (SUS) pp. 443-452 Downloads
Laura Botega, Mônica Viegas Andrade and Gilvan Ramalho Guedes
Advancing evidence-based healthcare facility design: a systematic literature review pp. 453-480 Downloads
Farouq Halawa, Sreenath Chalil Madathil, Alice Gittler and Mohammad T. Khasawneh

Volume 23, issue 2, 2020

Editorial: smart technologies for improving the quality of mobile health care pp. 171-172 Downloads
Tin-Chih Toly Chen, W. Art Chaovalitwongse, Michael J. O’grady and Katsuhiro Honda
Mining the preferences of patients for ubiquitous clinic recommendation pp. 173-184 Downloads
Tin-Chih Toly Chen and Min-Chi Chiu
The value of mHealth for managing chronic conditions pp. 185-202 Downloads
Saligrama Agnihothri, Leon Cui, Mohammad Delasay and Balaraman Rajan
Individuals’ adoption of smart technologies for preventive health care: a structural equation modeling approach pp. 203-214 Downloads
Debora Bettiga, Lucio Lamberti and Emanuele Lettieri
Quantitative thresholds based decision support approach for the home health care scheduling and routing problem pp. 215-238 Downloads
Jamal Abdul Nasir and Chuangyin Dang
Assessing sustainable effectiveness of the adjustment mechanism of a ubiquitous clinic recommendation system pp. 239-248 Downloads
Min-Chi Chiu and Tin-Chih Toly Chen
A hybrid genetic algorithm for operating room scheduling pp. 249-263 Downloads
Yang-Kuei Lin and Yin-Yi Chou
A decomposition - construction approach for solving the home health care scheduling problem pp. 264-286 Downloads
Marouene Chaieb, Jaber Jemai and Khaled Mellouli
A comprehensive study of mobile-health based assistive technology for the healthcare of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pp. 287-309 Downloads
Kanwal Yousaf, Zahid Mehmood, Israr Ahmad Awan, Tanzila Saba, Riad Alharbey, Talal Qadah and Mayda Abdullateef Alrige

Volume 23, issue 1, 2020

Welcome message from the new editor pp. 1-1 Downloads
Gregory S. Zaric
Approaches for identifying U.S. medicare fraud in provider claims data pp. 2-19 Downloads
Matthew Herland, Richard A. Bauder and Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar
Theoretical bounds and approximation of the probability mass function of future hospital bed demand pp. 20-33 Downloads
Samuel Davis and Nasser Fard
Chemotherapy appointment scheduling and daily outpatient–nurse assignment pp. 34-50 Downloads
Menel Benzaid, Nadia Lahrichi and Louis-Martin Rousseau
Multi-objective admission planning problem: a two-stage stochastic approach pp. 51-65 Downloads
Ana Batista, Jorge Vera and David Pozo
Characterization of the flow of patients in a hospital from complex networks pp. 66-79 Downloads
M. A. Miranda, S. Salvatierra, I. Rodríguez, M. J. Álvarez and V. Rodríguez
Analyzing economies of scale and scope in hospitals by use of case mix planning pp. 80-101 Downloads
Sebastian McRae, Jens O. Brunner and Jonathan F. Bard
Decision models for distinguishing between clinically insignificant and significant tumors in prostate cancer biopsies: an application of Bayes’ Theorem to reduce costs and improve outcomes pp. 102-116 Downloads
Arthur J. Swersey, John Colberg, Ronald Evans, Michael W. Kattan, Johannes Ledolter and Rodney Parker
Simulation-based optimization to improve hospital patient assignment to physicians and clinical units pp. 117-141 Downloads
Hui Zhang, Thomas J. Best, Anton Chivu and David O. Meltzer
Identifying the contribution to hospital performance among Chinese regions by an aggregate directional distance function pp. 142-152 Downloads
Zhiyang Shen and Vivian Valdmanis
Symbiotic simulation for the operational management of inpatient beds: model development and validation using Δ-method pp. 153-169 Downloads
David Oakley, Bhakti Stephan Onggo and Dave Worthington
Correction to: The use of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in healthcare with a focus on hospitals pp. 170-170 Downloads
Sebastian Kohl, Jan Schoenfelder, Andreas Fügener and Jens O. Brunner

Volume 22, issue 4, 2019

Modelling mortality and discharge of hospitalized stroke patients using a phase-type recovery model pp. 570-588 Downloads
Bruce Jones, Sally McClean and David Stanford
A study on the impact of prioritising emergency department arrivals on the patient waiting time pp. 589-614 Downloads
Ellen Bockstal and Broos Maenhout
The self-regulating nature of occupancy in ICUs: stochastic homoeostasis pp. 615-634 Downloads
Josephine Varney, Nigel Bean and Mark Mackay
Simulation model of the relationship between cesarean section rates and labor duration pp. 635-657 Downloads
Karen T. Hicklin, Julie S. Ivy, James R. Wilson, Fay Cobb Payton, Meera Viswanathan and Evan R. Myers
A review on ambulance offload delay literature pp. 658-675 Downloads
Mengyu Li, Peter Vanberkel and Alix J. E. Carter
Cyclic shift scheduling with on-call duties for emergency medical services pp. 676-690 Downloads
Tristan Becker, Pia Mareike Steenweg and Brigitte Werners
Hospital physicians can’t get no long-term satisfaction – an indicator for fairness in preference fulfillment on duty schedules pp. 691-708 Downloads
Christopher N. Gross, Jens O. Brunner and Manfred Blobner
The impact of specialization of hospitals on patient access to care; a queuing analysis with an application to a neurological hospital pp. 709-726 Downloads
Saied Samiedaluie and Vedat Verter
A Multi-Fidelity Rollout Algorithm for Dynamic Resource Allocation in Population Disease Management pp. 727-755 Downloads
Ting-Yu Ho, Shan Liu and Zelda B. Zabinsky
Improving the efficiency of the operating room environment with an optimization and machine learning model pp. 756-767 Downloads
Michael Fairley, David Scheinker and Margaret L. Brandeau
Patient scheduling based on a service-time prediction model: a data-driven study for a radiotherapy center pp. 768-782 Downloads
Dina Bentayeb, Nadia Lahrichi and Louis-Martin Rousseau

Volume 22, issue 3, 2019

Editorial pp. 391-393 Downloads
Vincent Charles
Impulse response function analysis of the impacts of hospital accreditations on hospital efficiency pp. 394-409 Downloads
Fengyi Lin, Yung-Jr Deng, Wen-Min Lu and Qian Long Kweh
Road map for progress and attractiveness of Iranian hospitals by integrating self-organizing map and context-dependent DEA pp. 410-436 Downloads
Mustafa Jahangoshai Rezaee, Abuzar Karimdadi and Hamidreza Izadbakhsh
Assessment of the impact of public hospital associations (PHAs) on the efficiency of hospitals under the ministry of health in Turkey with data envelopment analysis pp. 437-446 Downloads
Bayram Şahin and Gülnur İlgün
Letter to editor: about the impact of Public Hospital Unions (PHUs) on the efficiency of hospital in Turkey pp. 447-447 Downloads
Aziz Küçük
Letter to editor: about criticisms regarding manuscript entitled “assessment of the impact of public hospital associations (PHAs) on the efficiency of hospitals under the Ministry of Health in Turkey with data envelopment analysis” pp. 448-450 Downloads
Bayram Şahin and Gülnur İlgün
Productivity growth and quality changes of hospitals in Taiwan: does ownership matter? pp. 451-461 Downloads
Kuan-Chen Chen, Hong-Ming Chen, Li-Nien Chien and Ming-Miin Yu
Technical efficiency and its influencing factors in Malaysian hospital pharmacy services pp. 462-474 Downloads
Nurhafiza Md Hamzah and Kok Fong See
A hybrid data envelopment analysis and game theory model for performance measurement in healthcare pp. 475-488 Downloads
Habib Zare, Madjid Tavana, Abbas Mardani, Sepideh Masoudian and Mahyar Kamali Saraji
Measuring efficiency of community health centers: a multi-model approach considering quality of care and heterogeneous operating environments pp. 489-511 Downloads
Ronald G. McGarvey, Andreas Thorsen, Maggie L. Thorsen and Rohith Madhi Reddy
Cross-efficiency evaluation in the presence of flexible measures with an application to healthcare systems pp. 512-533 Downloads
Sepideh Abolghasem, Mehdi Toloo and Santiago Amézquita
A study on healthcare supply chain management efficiency: using bootstrap data envelopment analysis pp. 534-548 Downloads
Changhee Kim and Hyun Jung Kim
Do healthcare financing systems influence hospital efficiency? A metafrontier approach for the case of Mexico pp. 549-559 Downloads
Víctor Giménez, Jorge R. Keith and Diego Prior
Fuzzy DEA-based classifier and its applications in healthcare management pp. 560-568 Downloads
Ai-bing Ji, Yanhua Qiao and Chang Liu

Volume 22, issue 2, 2019

Multimethodology applied to the evaluation of Healthcare in Brazilian municipalities pp. 197-214 Downloads
Marcos Pereira Estellita Lins, Sergio Orlando Antoun Netto and Maria Stella Castro Lobo
Performance evaluation of nonhomogeneous hospitals: the case of Hong Kong hospitals pp. 215-228 Downloads
Yongjun Li, Xiyang Lei and Alec Morton
Appointment scheduling in multi-stage outpatient clinics pp. 229-244 Downloads
Kenneth J. Klassen and Reena Yoogalingam
The use of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in healthcare with a focus on hospitals pp. 245-286 Downloads
Sebastian Kohl, Jan Schoenfelder, Andreas Fügener and Jens O. Brunner
A proactive transfer policy for critical patient flow management pp. 287-303 Downloads
Jaime González, Juan-Carlos Ferrer, Alejandro Cataldo and Luis Rojas
Design of shared unit-dose drug distribution network using multi-level particle swarm optimization pp. 304-317 Downloads
Linjie Chen, Thibaud Monteiro, Tao Wang and Eric Marcon
Data-driven optimization methodology for admission control in critical care units pp. 318-335 Downloads
Amirhossein Meisami, Jivan Deglise-Hawkinson, Mark E. Cowen and Mark P. Oyen
Dependence and power in healthcare equipment supply chains pp. 336-349 Downloads
Jurriaan L. Jong and W. C. Benton
Keeping pace with the ebbs and flows in daily nursing home operations pp. 350-363 Downloads
René Bekker, Dennis Moeke and Bas Schmidt
Bayesian logistic regression approaches to predict incorrect DRG assignment pp. 364-375 Downloads
Mani Suleiman, Haydar Demirhan, Leanne Boyd, Federico Girosi and Vural Aksakalli
Patient-centric design of long-term care networks pp. 376-390 Downloads
Paul Intrevado, Vedat Verter and Lucie Tremblay

Volume 22, issue 1, 2019

Nurses’ work with interruptions: an objective model for testing interventions pp. 1-15 Downloads
Robert A. Myers and Pratik J. Parikh
Queueing theoretic analysis of labor and delivery pp. 16-33 Downloads
Matthew Gombolay, Toni Golen, Neel Shah and Julie Shah
Probabilistic sensitivity analysis on Markov models with uncertain transition probabilities: an application in evaluating treatment decisions for type 2 diabetes pp. 34-52 Downloads
Yuanhui Zhang, Haipeng Wu, Brian T. Denton, James R. Wilson and Jennifer M. Lobo
Stochastic integer programming for multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic planning pp. 53-67 Downloads
A. G. Leeftink, I. M. H. Vliegen and E. W. Hans
An optimization model to determine appointment scheduling window for an outpatient clinic with patient no-shows pp. 68-84 Downloads
Li Luo, Ying Zhou, Bernard T. Han and Jialing Li
Classification of hospital admissions into emergency and elective care: a machine learning approach pp. 85-105 Downloads
Jonas Krämer, Jonas Schreyögg and Reinhard Busse
Service quality benchmarking via a novel approach based on fuzzy ELECTRE III and IPA: an empirical case involving the Italian public healthcare context pp. 106-120 Downloads
Concetta Manuela La Fata, Toni Lupo and Tommaso Piazza
Reducing COPD readmissions through predictive modeling and incentive-based interventions pp. 121-139 Downloads
Xiang Zhong, Sujee Lee, Cong Zhao, Hyo Kyung Lee, Philip A. Bain, Tammy Kundinger, Craig Sommers, Christine Baker and Jingshan Li
Dynamically accepting and scheduling patients for home healthcare pp. 140-155 Downloads
Mustafa Demirbilek, Juergen Branke and Arne Strauss
Claims data-driven modeling of hospital time-to-readmission risk with latent heterogeneity pp. 156-179 Downloads
Suiyao Chen, Nan Kong, Xuxue Sun, Hongdao Meng and Mingyang Li
A decision support system for real-time scheduling of multiple patient classes in outpatient services pp. 180-195 Downloads
William P. Millhiser and Emre A. Veral
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