MSU CMPS 4223 - Study Notes (20 pages)

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Cmps 4223 - Intro To Simulation
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EVALUATING HOSPITAL PHARMACY STAFFING AND WORK SCHEDULING USING SIMULATION Charles W Spry Mark A Lawley School of Industrial Engineering Purdue University West Lafayette I N 47907 U S A Presented by Anderson John Midwestern State University Overview Introduction Objective Inspection of the Actual System Approach Simulation Output Conclusion Introduction Dilemma 1 2 The cost of drugs and healthcare has increased over the years 1993 to 2000 drug costs as a percentage of total healthcare cost doubled There is currently a shortage of licensed pharmacists Introduction Why Simulate to find the best utilization of pharmacy staf To save money To improve healthcare delivery Introduction BroMenn Regional Medical Center BMRC Non profit 224 bed Operating in Normal Illinois 24 hour inpatient pharmacy Objective The goal is to help BroMenn Regional Medical Center ofset High healthcare costs Insufficient qualified pharmacists Inspection of the Actual System The actual system BMRC In patient pharmacy Prescription medication orders for patients admitted A goal of 120 minutes to process a prescription order and have it delivered At least 1 pharmacist 24 hours per day Inspection of the Actual System Classification of orders 1 2 3 Med IV SureMed Each can have a priority status of Normal or Stat higher priority Orders of the same priority are FIFO Approach Data Collection Order type distribution Inter arrival distribution Processing times Phone call data Approach Data Collection Approach The Model Modeling Software AutoMod 11 1 Entities Processes Resources pharmacy staf Queues Loads prescription orders dummy loads Rx orders Attributes Arrival time Type Med IV Priority Approach The Model Each process is triggered by an arriving load Load s attributes are assigned at arrival to the system The load goes through some operations Sent to the next process Approach One process responsible for keeping the hour of the day One process brings up and takes down resources based on the staf schedule



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