Decreasing the waiting times for ambulatory surgery through a refusal prediction modelling

The goal of this collaboration between mathematicians and a healthcare centre is to reduce the number of patients that are refused by the surgery/anaesthesia team after being referred for ambulatory surgery by the general practitioner. These events lead to a significant delay on the surgery time for each refused patient, […]

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Challenges in healthcare – the role of mathematics

Post by Sílvia Barbeiro The Portuguese Network of Mathematics for Industry and Innovation – PT-MATHS-IN – promoted the industrial workshop “Challenges in Healthcare – the Role of Mathematics” that was held at University of Coimbra on June 7th, 2019. 61 participants, representing 21 distinct organizations, including a considerable number of […]

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