Select, Route and Schedule: Optimizing Community Paramedicine Service Delivery with Mandatory Visits and Patient Prioritization

Healthcare delivery in the United States has been characterized as overly reactive and dependent on emergency department care for safety net coverage. The system is criticized for a lack of discharge planning and high readmissions and emergency department bounce-back rates. Community paramedicine is a recent healthcare innovation that enables proactive visitation of patients at home, … Read more

Finding Diverse Solutions of High Quality to Binary Integer Programs

Typical output from an optimization solver is a single optimal solution. At the same time, a set of high-quality and diverse solutions could be beneficial in a variety of contexts, for example problems involving imperfect information, or those for which the structure of high-quality solution vectors can reveal meaningful insights. In view of this, we … Read more