Press Releases

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Featured Press Release

New statistical study shows how to rid hospitals of ‘hallway medicine’  

A new study from Western University outlines statistics-based solutions to eliminate ‘hallway medicine’ in Canadian hospitals, which was a key talking point during the recent Ontario election. Hospital crowding is always a topic in Canada because emergency room wait times are not getting better.

David Stanford from Western University, his former PhD students Na Li and Azaz Sharif and two co-authors believe mathematics hold the answers to this national epidemic. Their findings will be published by the prestigious journal, European Journal of Operational Research

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