hw4 - ISyE 4803 Homework 4 Due: November 3, 2009 (21...

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ISyE 4803 – Homework 4 Due: November 3, 2009 (21 Points) NOTE: In answering these questions, do not copy-paste text from the articles. Use your own words. 1. (4 points) Answer the following questions based on the presentation “Building A Smarter Healthcare System”: a. (2 points) List 3 IE tools that the healthcare system may use for improving the current system. Give an example of the application of each tool. b. (2 points) The presentation shows the use of 3 IE tools to solve the “Urgent Care Patient Forecasting and Staffing Optimization” case. To which of these 3 tools result, the system outputs are more sensitive? Explain. 2. (7 points) Answer the following questions based on the presentation “Optimization in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)” : a. (5 points) Following the notations of the presentation, please formulate the optimization problem with the objective to minimize the dose received by the critical voxels. Please write down the objective function and
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