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A Nonlinear Programming Algorithm for Hospital Management

Frank H. Mathis and Lenora Jane Mathis
SIAM Review
Vol. 37, No. 2 (Jun., 1995), pp. 230-234
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2132826
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A Nonlinear Programming Algorithm for Hospital Management
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Abstract

An algorithm is developed that will select a hospital's charge structure to maximize reimbursements. Although the algorithm relies on the Kuhn-Tucker theory of nonlinear programming, it may be implemented using elementary sorting techniques.

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