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    Shouldice Hospital Case Study

    USC, BUAD 311

    Excerpt: ... Shouldice Hospital Case Study How many patients can stay on any given night? What is the bottleneck? Ave surgery is 1.1875 huors Can only check in 25 people per day Max 88 ppl per night 125 patients per week [25x5days a week] 25 morning surgerie check in period is 2 hours 30 patients can be checked in 30 surgeries per day maximum capacity for doctors is 30 surgeries bed 25 per day operating room 141 per day bottle neck is beds new floor max bed capacity per day is 133 beds 190 surgeries per week new bottleneck is doctors Saturday operations: Allows max utility of beds three days instead f two Bottleneck is still bed ...

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    shouldice case

    USC, BUAD 311

    Excerpt: ... OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CASE 1 Shouldice Hospital Introduction Shouldice Hospital , set up in 1945 by Dr. Earl Shouldice, is located near Toronto. It follows the business model of focus on a single standardised service for a narrow target of consumers, rather than to provide customised solution (as in a general clinic or hospital). It focuses on providing quick, convenient, and reliable cure for external types of abdominal hernias. The Hospital uses its own technique, called the Shouldice Method. It is famous for a relatively short post-operative recovery period. Description 1. Shouldice Hospital provides low-cost medical service in its area of specialization. Use of the Shouldice Method allows patients to recuperate fast (patients get discharged within 3 days of operation). The Hospital optimises the use of its available resources, like surgeons, nurses, medical infrastructure, administration and maintenance facilities. It also manages to keep operating costs low by keeping capital investment in rooms a ...

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    Shouldice Hospital Case Study

    USC, EASC 150g

    Excerpt: ... Shouldice Hospital Case Presented By: Monji Batmunkh Karina Ayu Putri Samantha Dermawan Teresa Man Yousif Al Qassar Introduction It was founded by Dr. Earle Shouldice in 1945 and located in It is known for the `Shouldice Method' which is a Hernia surgery characterized by its simplicity. The uniqueness in the facility is its ability to deliver a comfy environment for its patients. The surgery performed is low-priced when compared to other hospitals giving Shouldice Hospital a competitive advantage. Shouldice Hospital Resources Patient Examination Room Total: 6 examination rooms Each examination take no more than 20 minutes Rooms available for 2 hours Work in Process = 6 patients Throughput Time = 20 minutes Throughput Rate = WIP Throughput Rate = 6 patients Throughput Time 20 minutes = 0.3 patients per minute 36 X 5 = 180 patients per week 0.3 patients/min X 120 min = 36 patients per day Hospital Beds Total 89 beds Half patients stay 3 nights and ...

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    USC, BUAD 311

    Excerpt: ... / 4 = 7.25. How can the restaurant improve its service? Session 4 Operations Management 34 Improve Utilization Rate Utilization rate is a measure of efficiency. How to improve the utilization rate? Smooth production plan/inventory Outsourcing Increase flexibility Reducing uncertainty/variability Session 4 Operations Management 35 What did we learn in this class? Utilization rate Capacity planning Capacity requirement calculation Smooth production/inventory Flexibility/Variety Impact of randomness/variability Session 4 Operations Management 36 Reminders Next class (1/30): Shouldice Hospital Case Study. HW #2 on capacity analysis due Monday, 2/4. Session 4 Operations Management 37 ...

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    USC, BUAD 311

    Excerpt: ... e is positive. c) The optimal solution of a linear program occurs at an extreme point. d) In the Shouldice case, many of the doctors were opposed to scheduling operations on Saturdays. e) None of the above. Answer a 6. Consider Example TN2.1 Puck and Pawn Company on page 52 of your textbook. Note that the Solver Answer and Sensitivity reports for this example can be found on page 58. Which of the following statements is true? a) Selling 1 hour of time on machine A each day for $1 increases profit. b) Selling 1 hour of time on machine B each day for $1 increases profit. c) Selling 1 hour of time on machine C each day for $1 increases profit. d) All of the above. e) None of the above. Answer d 4 7. Suppose Shouldice hospital decides to add an extra floor, whose space is devoted solely to beds. Assume the exam rooms will be operated for 4 hours each day instead of 2 hours. What is the bottleneck? a) The beds. b) The exam rooms. c) The operating rooms. d) The physicians. e) None of the above. Answer c 8. A ...

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    Illinois Springfield, BUS 322

    Excerpt: ... and retrieval systems (ASRS) and movement of materials (automated transfer machines or automated guided vehicles AGVs) to make it all work. 8. In process control systems sensors collect data; analog devices read data on a periodic basis; measurements are digitized and transmitted to a computer; data are analyzed; and output is presented in various signals, charts, diagrams, messages, etc. 11. Students may nd Figure 7.1 and Figure 7.10 and the related discussions helpful with this question. Service rms in each of the process models: I Process: your local general-purpose hospital. Also most construction rms, such as Bechtel Repetitive: fast-food restaurants Product: Shouldice Hospital . Mass customization: cafeterias and e-trade stockbrokers such as Schwab Process focus for a general-purpose hospital: specialization of expertise in each hospital discipline, x-ray, physical therapy, blood lab, etc., by both the technician and supervision. Repetitive focus: high-quality modules as in most fastfood ( ...

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    Illinois Tech, MATH 149

    Excerpt: ... <STUDYGUIDES08C.TXT> {5-9-2008} Math 149 Spring 2008 Final Study Guide, Part III - Chapter 6 Concept Check, p. 378: 1,2,3,4,5 Exercises: 1-6, 7-11, 12-16 Chapter 9 Concept Check, p. 598: 1 Exercises: 1, 3a, 7 ...

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    Illinois Tech, MATH 149

    Excerpt: ... <STUDYGUIDES08A.TXT> {5-5-2008} Math 149 Spring 2008 Final Exam Study Guide, Part I - Chapter 3 Review Concept Check, p. 196: 1 - 11 True-False Quiz, p. 196. Exercises: 10,11 & 12-40 - Chapter 4 Review Concept Check, p. 281: 1,2,3,4,5,6, ...

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    Moldau Lesson Plan 1

    Penn State, MJH 5156

    Excerpt: ... LessonPlan Date:_ Goals:Focus Topic ToneProduction Objectives Studentswillbeableto playinslurredsections usingenoughbowto produceagoodtone. Techniques&Activities Demonstratecorrectbow usageandhavestudentsplay slurredpassageusingas muchbowasyou.S ...

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    Maryville MO, Q 370

    Excerpt: ... Socratic Seminar "The Socratic method of teaching is based on Socrates' theory that it is more important to enable students to think for themselves than to merely fill their heads with "right" answers."* Some Guidelines for Participants in a Socratic ...

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    Illinois Tech, MATH 149

    Excerpt: ... <STUDYGUIDES08B.TXT> {5-7-2008} Math 149 Spring 2008 Final Exam Study Guide, Part II - Chapter 7 Concept Check, p. 482: 1,3,5e,5f,5g True-False Quiz, p. 483: 1,2,3,4,13,14 Exercises: 1,2,3,4,9,12b,19,20,32,35,40,56,79,80,92,96 Chapter 5 Conc ...

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    N.E. Illinois, FCS 2100

    Excerpt: ... NutritioninaGlobalSociety(FCS2100) Exam2StudyGuide Thereare60multiplechoicequestionswith8true/falsequestions.Thesearethegeneral concepts,andNOTanallinclusivelistofwhatyouneedtoknow.Studyyournotes,all referencedtables/figuresinyourtest,quizzes,andallh ...

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    103B Exam 2 Study Guide

    Arizona, CHEM 103B

    Excerpt: ... studyguide 2 for chem 103b, spr 1994 Page 1 CHEMISTRY 103B Study Guide for Examination II Wednesday, March 12, 2008 The examination willcover materialfromChapters 18 and 19. The examination willrun for one full hour. You willneed a calculator Many ...

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    Kentucky, PHI 100

    Excerpt: ... Introduction to Philosophy Study Guide for First Test Ancient Metaphysics and Epistemology Study Resources 1) Texts: a) Maras, Julian. History of Philosophy provides an overview of the whole ancient period; presocratic philosophy b) Plato i. Meno o ...