Title: Modelling approaches of hospital supply chain: case of surgery and oncology department. State of the art

Authors: Kenza Sahaf; Said Rifai; Otmane Bouksour; Ahmed Adri

Addresses: LMPGI Research Laboratory, ESTC High School of Technology, University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco; ENSEM School of Engineering, University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco ' LMPGI Research Laboratory, ESTC High School of Technology, University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco ' LMPGI Research Laboratory, ESTC High School of Technology, University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco ' LMPGI Research Laboratory, ESTC High School of Technology, University Hassan II of Casablanca, Morocco

Abstract: Nowadays, hospital logistics has become an essential component of healthcare institutions. It allows the synchronisation of all the flows inside a hospital to ensure the efficiency of the healthcare system, and particularly in the case of cancerous diseases. This paper presents a synthesis of the research carried out since 1992 on hospital logistics chain. The first part of this article is dedicated to modelling and these different approaches. In the second part, we discuss research work on the hospital logistics chain, the third part is devoted to logistics optimisation in the surgery department, the fourth part is devoted to chemotherapy problems, and we conclude by presenting our perspective that links these four areas of research namely: modelling approaches of hospital logistics chains, the case of surgical oncology division.

Keywords: modelling approach; hospital supply chain; supply chain optimisation; surgery; oncology.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMDM.2019.096690

International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 2019 Vol.18 No.1, pp.93 - 118

Available online: 30 Oct 2018 *

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