• Framework for Layout Design Supporting Patient Flow in Outpatient Departments 

      Madsen, Nathalie Bruntveit (Master thesis, 2018)
      In the last decades, there has been an increase in demand for outpatient services, as inpatient treatments are more often done on an outpatient basis. Increase in demand, and long waiting times in the access of outpatient ...
    • Identify Causes of Long Turnaround Time in Hospital Laboratories 

      Monsås, Ingeborg Lie (Master thesis, 2019)
      This master thesis is structured according to two research questions; 1) What are the challenges related to TAT in hospital laboratories? and 2) What are the components of TAT, and what do they depend on? RQ1 is answered ...
    • Material Distribution and Transportation in a Norwegian Hospital: A Case Study 

      Fragapane, Giuseppe; Bertnum, Aili Biriita; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Automated Guided Vehicles have shown significant importance in material transportation and distribution in today’s hospitals. The increasing trends of shorter hospital stays and increase of treatments and surgeries in ...
    • Medical Supplies to the Point-Of-Use in Hospitals 

      Fragapane, Giuseppe; Bertnum, Aili Biriita; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Chapter, 2019)
      In order to match financial sustainability with the delivery of high-quality healthcare hospitals need to seek efficient ways of managing inventories with a large variety of medical supplies. To find a balance in the ...
    • Medical Supplies to the Point-Of-Use in Hospitals 

      Fragapane, Giuseppe; Bertnum, Aili Biriita; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Chapter, 2019)
      In order to match financial sustainability with the delivery of high-quality healthcare hospitals need to seek efficient ways of managing inventories with a large variety of medical supplies. To find a balance in the ...
    • Possibilities and Benefits of Intermediate Care Units in Healthcare Systems from a Logistics Perspective 

      Bertnum, Aili Biriita; Fragapane, Giuseppe; Semini, Marco; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Chapter, 2018)
      Intermediate care units have been established as a response to the emerging challenges of healthcare systems to maintain high quality and continuous care. While the term is well known in both literature and practice, it ...
    • Possibilities and Benefits of Using Material Flow Information to Improve the Internal Hospital Supply Chain 

      Fragapane, Giuseppe; Bertnum, Aili Biriita; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Chapter, 2019)
      The concept of Supply Chain Management has become increasingly important in healthcare and notably in hospitals. Information along the supply chain is the key element for analysis and improvement purposes. The aim of the ...