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4. The surgeons and other hospital unions reject the idea of having Saturday
operations. The Vice President is determined to increase the capacity
rate by 20% without changing the Shouldice practice (i.e., each surgeon
still operates on four patients per day; each operation still takes one
hour; operating rooms can be used from 7:30 am till 3:30 pm; the
hospital is committed to the three-day process). (a) Does any capacity need to he added to the hospital? If so, What resources
need to be added? (b) Suggest a plan to increase the capacity rate of the hospital by 20% while maintaining five-day operations and adding as few additional resources as
possible (healthcare resources are expensivel).

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