Publication Type

Journal Article

Version

Postprint

Publication Date

12-2003

Abstract

Hospitals need to repeatedly produce duty rosters for its nursing staff. The good scheduling of nurses has impact on the quality of health care, the recruitment of nurses, the development of budgets and other nursing functions. The nurse rostering problem (NRP) has been the subject of much study. This paper presents a brief overview, in the form of a bibliographic survey, of the many models and methodologies available to solve the NRP.

Keywords

Manpower rostering, Scheduling, Healthcare, Hospitals

Discipline

Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Operations and Supply Chain Management

Research Areas

Operations Management

Publication

European Journal of Operational Research

Volume

151

Issue

3

First Page

447

Last Page

460

ISSN

0377-2217

Identifier

10.1016/s0377-2217(03)00021-3

Publisher

Elsevier

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0377-2217(03)00021-3