Time Prediction Algorithm for Hospital Queuing-Recommendation and Parallel Patient Treatment

Ch. Shravani, Dr. P. Sunitha, S. BalaKrishna


Effective patient queue management to minimize patient wait delays and patient overcrowding is one of the major challenges faced by hospitals. Unnecessary and annoying waits for long periods result in substantial human resource and time wastage and increase the frustration endured by patients. For each patient in the queue, the total treatment time of all the patients before him is the time that he must wait. It would be convenient and preferable if the patients could receive the most efficient treatment plan and know the predicted waiting time through a mobile application that updates in real time. 

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