Simulating Bed Cleaning Logistics Considering Operators' Behaviour

Gaspard Hosteins, Allan Larsen, Dario Pacino, Christian Michel Sørup


Beds are a crucial resource, which must be adequately managed both in use with the patient and after for a well-performing hospital. The staff ensures that sterile beds are always available for patients performing, transport, and storage under high pressure, reacting to uncertain patient arrival.We work jointly with Rigshospitalet, a public hospital in Denmark, building a simulation tool for the bed flow with a tension level indicator modeling the stress on the cleaning unit and the induced behavioral change of the workers. Using this simulation tool, we propose adaptations of the cleaning unit to increase efficiency and robustness.
Publikationsdato22 jul. 2021
StatusUdgivet - 22 jul. 2021
BegivenhedINFORMS Healthcare 2021 -
Varighed: 21 jul. 202123 jul. 2021


KonferenceINFORMS Healthcare 2021