Patient Admission Scheduling
The patient admission scheduling (PAS) problem consists assigning patients to beds in such a way to maximize both medical treatment effectiveness and patients’ comfort. The problem has been defined by Demeester et al. (2010). The Dynamic Patient Admission Scheduling Problem under Uncertainty (PASU) extends the PAS problem, by including several real-world features, such as the presence of emergency patients, uncertainty in stay lengths, and the possibility to delay admissions.