Healthcare & Insurance

Healthcare

POSSIBLE CHALLENGES

  • Scheduling surgery operations or resource use
  • Cost-efficient drug manufacturing and logistics
  • Anticipating personnel demand and making long-term resource plans
  • Predicting diseases and treatment plans from large sets of health data
  • Home care optimization

RELEVANT WEOPTIT CAPABILITIES

  • Drug manufacturing optimization
  • Operation room schedule planning
  • Combining demand forecasts and personnel resource planning
  • Sophisticated neural networks for data analysis
  • Home care optimization
  • Workforce optimization
  • Discord discovery

OUTCOMES

  • Plan drug manufacturing and delivery from API production to drug administration
  • Optimize surgery operations taking into account personnel availability and special skills
  • Plan personnel resource for several healthcare units in one area both long-term and short-term
  • Target health interventions to groups of people with largest potential benefit of intervention
  • Smart hospital

Surgery optimization

CHALLENGE

  • Use operating theaters and surgeons as efficiently as possible
  • Schedule operations within given timeframe (e.g. 3 weeks)
  • Account for real-life constraints such as: time windows, skills, work regulations, preferences and workforce availability

WEOPTIT SOLUTION

  • Optimization model for efficient use of operating theaters and surgeons
  • Takes into account necessary specialties, operation time, preparation time, anesthesy etc.
  • Fast solution time

 

OUTCOMES

  • An automatized way of planning operating theater use and specialists’ work time
  • Up to 50% improvement on KPIs such as total surgeon worktime and number of operating theaters used (compared to manual solution)
  • Results carefully validated by specialists

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Workforce optimization

CHALLENGE

  • Solve duties and rosters simultaneously for moving workforce (e.g. homecare visits, hospital staff)
  • Enable different union contracts and personalized preferences
  • Give user possibility to explore and modify solutions

WEOPTIT SOLUTION

  • Fast, scalable optimization kernel for solving cost-efficient duties and rosters
  • Route optimization to support duty and roster generation
  • Agile way to handle different union contracts
  • Ability to recalculate parts of solution on an operative time-scale (<1min)

 

OUTCOMES

  • Up to 50% improvement in KPIs such as time spent at patient site and distance travelled (for homecare optimization)
  • On average 10% costs savings
  • Faster planning process
  • Increased employer well-being
  • More balanced rosters

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