Research Theme: Informed Decisions

The purpose of data collection and modelling is to learn more about the system and make the best possible decisions about it. Under this theme we develop new decision-making methodologies, and exploit Challenging Data, Multiscale Models, and Enabling Algorithms to make decisions.

Research Theme: Informed Decisions Projects

Optimising Patient Flow and Throughput in a Surgical Suite.

Demand for healthcare services is growing rapidly in Australia, and rising healthcare expenditure is increasing pressure on the sustainability of the government-funded healthcare system. To keep up with the rising demand, we need to be more efficient in delivering healthcare services. To make a system efficient, we need to identify the source of inefficiency and eliminate it.