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Optimizing nursing human resource planning in British Columbia


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  • Mariel Lavieri


  • Martin Puterman


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Health Care Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 119-128

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:hcarem:v:12:y:2009:i:2:p:119-128

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    Keywords: Health workforce planning; Human resource planning; Optimization; Linear programming; Manpower; Training; Attrition; Capacity planning; Promotion rules; Learning;


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    1. John O. McClain & Joseph Thomas, 1977. "Horizon Effects in Aggregate Production Planning with Seasonal Demand," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 23(7), pages 728-736, March.
    2. Giovanni Felici & Claudio Gentile, 2004. "A Polyhedral Approach for the Staff Rostering Problem," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 50(3), pages 381-393, March.
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    4. Warren Balinsky & Arnold Reisman, 1972. "Some Manpower Planning Models Based on Levels of Educational Attainment," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 18(12), pages B691-B705, August.
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    1. Brailsford, Sally & Vissers, Jan, 2011. "OR in healthcare: A European perspective," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 212(2), pages 223-234, July.
    2. Tomblin Murphy, Gail & Birch, Stephen & MacKenzie, Adrian & Alder, Rob & Lethbridge, Lynn & Little, Lisa, 2012. "Eliminating the shortage of registered nurses in Canada: An exercise in applied needs-based planning," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(2), pages 192-202.
    3. Mylene Lagarde & John Cairns, 2012. "Modelling human resources policies with Markov models: an illustration with the South African nursing labour market," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 270-282, September.


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