Cancer-patient wait times could be reduced by 44 %

Nadia Bhuiyan, professor in Concordia University, has created a scheduling algorithm and software that reduced patient wait times and interruptions at the pharmacy.
The research resulting in a theoretical 44 per cent total reduction in average waits. These results were achieved by improving the coordination between the different groups of professionals (oncologists, pharmacists, nurses and administration) to facilitate a more complete hand-off of information about the patient’s condition and treatment requirements.

Université Concordia

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