News tagged with wait times

Reducing patient ER wait times mathematically

A new mathematical finding by an international research team provides the health care system with a more balanced approach to how patients are selected for treatment, which will consequently decrease wait ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Team uses Petri nets to solve automation problems

An expert in robotics and automation problems, especially those involving manufacturing systems, NJIT Distinguished Professor and IEEE Fellow Mengchu Zhou will have two articles published in the upcoming proceedings of the ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Restaurants cherry pick parties by size

Wait times quoted by restaurants typically increase depending on the size of the party. Though large parties are often given longer wait times, the actual time spent waiting to be seated turns out to be shorter than the ...

May 09, 2011
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Has suspending targets changed waiting times?

Have the suspension of central performance management of the 18 week referral to treatment target, and a relaxation of the four hour Accident and Emergency target, changed waiting times asks John Appleby, Chief Economist ...

Mar 01, 2011
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