Operations research and health systems: A literature review

Samar Shetaban; Mir Mehdi Seyyed Esfahani; Abbas Saghaei; Abbas Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , August 2020, , Pages 240-260


  Todays, human health is in the best situation ever. The progress of vaccines, development of hospitals, new medicines, advanced medical equipment, and new treatments preventing death will place the health system indicators at its best state in all ages and centuries. In addition, healthcare is one of ...  Read More

Queuing approach and optimal inventory decisions in a stochastic supply ‎chain network design

Ehsan Dehghani; Peyman Taki

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 165-187


  This paper addresses an integrated multi-echelon location-allocation-inventory problem in a ‎stochastic supply chain. In a bid to be more realistic, the demand and lead time are considered ‎to be hemmed in by uncertainty. To tackle the proposed supply chain network design problem, ‎a two-phase ...  Read More