Model analysis for optimal allocation of pediatric emergency center.

Takumi Tanikawa, Hisateru Ohba, Takayoshi Terashita, Masahito Uesugi, Guoqian Jiang, Katsuhiko Ogasawara, Tsunetaro Sakurai

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

3 Scopus citations


Optimal allocation of Pediatric Emergency Centers was simulated using both Min-Sum model and Min-Max model, based on the travel distance and child population of Hokkaido prefecture, Japan. Our result should be helpful to select the optimal number and allocation of PECs in the actual scene of decision making, where the financial restriction exists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1115
Number of pages1
JournalAMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


Dive into the research topics of 'Model analysis for optimal allocation of pediatric emergency center.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this