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Advances in Research, ISSN: 2348-0394,Vol.: 4, Issue.: 1

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Providing Healthcare to the Poor: Utilizing Operations Research as a Means to Improving People’s Lives through Quality Healthcare

 

Sunil J. Ramlall1*, Khalid M. AL-Shuaibi2 and Mohamed A. Yaghmour2

1College of Business and Management, Cardinal Stritch University, USA.
2Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Simone Domenico Scagnelli, Department of Management, University of Torino, Italy.
(2) Laura Corazza, Department of Management, University of Turin, Italy.
Reviewers:
(1) Monalisha Pattnaik, Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, India.
(2) Ibiwani Alisa Hussain, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Malaysia.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/7369

Abstracts

Countries across the world are constantly pursuing access to timely and appropriate primary healthcare for people living in, even those with universal healthcare systems. This paper addresses the need for transformation and a more integrative approach to delivering healthcare to the poor. We are proposing the use of multiple operations research theories and applications as a means to integrate into core healthcare processes enabling organizations to provide a more efficient and accessible healthcare system.

Keywords :

Healthcare; research operations; poverty reduction; healthcare efficiency; global healthcare.

Full Article - PDF    Page 53-58

DOI : 10.9734/AIR/2015/15026

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