IE 3500: Introduction to Healthcare Systems Engineering
Lecture - 4 credits
- Introduces systems engineering methods in healthcare system applications for students who are not industrial engineering majors.
- Using principles drawn from operations research and industrial engineering, this course focuses on analysis, design, management, and control of health systems (e.g., hospitals, emergency departments, surgery departments, and outpatient clinics) and processes which are critical to the delivery of quality healthcare.
- Topics include an overview of queueing, simulation, data envelopment analysis, and spreadsheet modeling as applied to real-world healthcare problems such as staffing and scheduling, resource allocation, patient flow management, process improvement, and medical decision making.
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