Mark W Isken
Affiliation: Oakland University
- Hillmaker: an open source occupancy analysis toolMark W Isken
School of Business Administration, Department of Decision and Information Sciences, Oakland University, MI 48309, USA
Clin Invest Med 28:342-3. 2005..We describe an occupancy analysis tool called Hillmaker which has been used in numerous healthcare operations studies. It is being released as a free and open source software project...
- Simulation analysis of pneumatic tube systemsMark W Isken
School of Business Administration, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA
J Med Syst 26:9-19. 2002..Our general approach can be generalized to other computer controlled hospital operational systems such as elevators, track vehicles, automatic guided vehicles, workflow enabled processes, and laboratory automation systems...
- Data mining to support simulation modeling of patient flow in hospitalsMark W Isken
Department of Decision and Information Sciences, School of Business Administration, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309, USA
J Med Syst 26:179-97. 2002..Using data from a hospital in the Midwest this study brings forth several important issues that researchers need to address when applying clustering techniques in general and specifically to hospital data...
- Collection and preparation of sensor network data to support modeling and analysis of outpatient clinicsMark W Isken
Department of Decision and Information Sciences, School of Business Administration, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 8:87-99. 2005..Several examples of the analysis of sensor network data are also presented. Our approach has been used in two large outpatient clinics in the United States...
- An open source software project for obstetrical procedure scheduling and occupancy analysisMark W Isken
School of Business Administration, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 14:56-73. 2011..In the development of these models, we made heavy use of open source software tools and have released the entire project as a free and open source model and software toolkit...
- Short term hospital occupancy predictionSteven J Littig
Improvement Path Systems, Inc, Farmington Hills, MI, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 10:47-66. 2007..The results and accuracy of this new model is compared to a variety of other predictive methods based on tests using 2 years of actual hospital data...