Events

Events

CHOIR cordially invites you to attend the symposium “Healthcare logistics: balancing between practice and theory”, being held December 13-15 2017, at the University of Twente.

On Wednesday, the symposium is targeted at healthcare professionals, and therefore will be in Dutch, more information can be found here.

On Thursday we continue in English with presentations on blood collection logistics, followed by the PhD defense of Sem van Brummelen of his thesis "Bloody fast blood collection".

On Friday presentations are scheduled on healthcare logistics projects, followed by the PhD defense of Gréanne Leeftink of her thesis "Why wait? Organizing Integrated Processes in Cancer Care".  

Program Thursday December 14th

The logistics of the blood supply chain are the topic of the symposium on this day, finishing with the public thesis defense of the dissertation of Sem van Brummelen, titeld: "Bloody fast blood collection". The preliminary program is as follows:

Time

Speaker

Presentation title

10:00

Richard Boucherie (CHOIR)

Welcome

10:10

Katja van den Hurk (Sanquin)

Retention of healthy donors*

10:35

John Blake (Dalhousie University, Canada)

Modelling rare blood inventory at Canadian blood services

11:00

Inneke van Nieuwenhuyse (UHasselt and KU Leuven, Belgium)

How capacity limitations affect patient health: an empirical study of a hematology ward

11:30


Lunch

12:15

Wim de Kort (Sanquin)

TBA

12:45

Lisa Maillart (University of Pittsburgh)

Optimal pooling, batching and pasteurizing of donor human milk

13:15

Joost van Sambeeck (Sanquin and CHOIR)

Blood group specific issuing policies to improve the inventory management of red blood cells

13:45


Pauze

14:30

Public thesis defense of Sem van Brummelen

"Bloody fast blood collection"



Receptionto follow

Program Friday December 15th

This day the symposium continues with presentations about the design and control of health care processes, and finishes with the public thesis defense of the dissertation of Gréanne Leeftink, titled: "Why wait? Organizing integrated processes in cancer care". The line-up is a mix of presentations from national and international speakers, the preliminary program is as follows:

Time

Speaker

Presentation title

10:00 

Erwin Hans (CHOIR)

Welcome

10:10  

Michel Zeilmaker (UMC Utrecht)

Capacity management in UMC Utrecht: how projects lead to impact*

10:40  

Yara Basta (AMC) 

Implementation of fast track multidisciplinary gastrointestinal oncology care 

11:10  

Kalyan Pasupathy (Mayo Clinic, USA) 

Operations Research in Healthcare: the science/practice continuum 

11:40  



Pauze

12:00  

Aleida Braaksma (MIT and CHOIR) 


Why wait? Don't reserve!

12:30  

Bruno Vieira (NKI-AVL and CHOIR)

Minimizing waiting times in radiotherapy though an efficient allocation of radiation therapy technologists under uncertain demand

13:00  



Lunch

14:00  

Willem de Vries (WKZ)  

Healthcare logistics in neonatology: relating care load to staffing*

14:30  

Bart van Acker (Radboud UMC)

The Dutch are famous for managing water, but what about managing patient flow within hospitals?

15:00  

Niels Christian Bagger (Denmark Technical University, Denmark) 

Applied nurse rostering at Danish hospitals in Region Zealand

15:30  


Pauze

16:30  

Public thesis defense of Gréanne Leeftink

"Why wait? Organizing integrated processes in cancer care"

 


Reception to follow

*This is not the final title of this talk, therefore, it may be subject to change.

The registration fee is €35,- per day. Please register here before December 8th. Background information on the speakers and their presentation can be found here.