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Table 7 Outputs of different reservation policies for emergency patients

From: A discrete event simulation approach for reserving capacity for emergency patients in the radiology department

Performance measures Base case Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4
Examination quantity Total 326.9 321.3 324.6 324.0 324.0
Emergency patients 132.6 134.1 133.2 132.7 132.0
Outpatients 127.4 122.3 126.2 125.4 125.0
Inpatients 66.8 64.9 65.1 65.9 67.0
Wait time (min) Total 53.9 29.3 30.4 31.1 30.1
Emergency patients 1.8 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.9
Outpatients 96.6 53.6 54.7 56.6 54.8
Inpatients 78.0 43.0 44.5 45.8 44.2
Equipment utilization   99.3% 97.9% 98.8% 98.5% 98.7%