Accession Number:

AD0699895

Title:

A HOSPITAL ADMISSION PROBLEM

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The paper applies linear programming to the hospital admission problem. The patients admitted are determined by assigning costs to admission requests and beds available. The admission requests are classified by the earliest and latest dates the patient can be admitted and the length of his stay.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE