Drone Delivery Models for Healthcare

E. Scott, Judy and H. Scott, Carlton (2017) Drone Delivery Models for Healthcare. Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences (HICSS).

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Abstract

Just as the mobile phone allowed developing countries to leapfrog technology in personal communication, the delivery drone has the potential to have the same effect on traditional transportation infrastructure. Inaccessible roads no longer will prevent delivery of blood, medications or other healthcare items. This paper reviews the current status of innovative drone delivery with a particular emphasis on healthcare. The leading companies in this field and their different strategies are studied. Further we review the latest decision models that facilitate management decision making for operating a drone fleet. Our contribution in this paper of two new models associated with the design of a drone healthcare delivery network will facilitate more timely, efficient and economical drone healthcare delivery to potentially save lives.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Informatics > Information System
Depositing User: staff repository 3
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 14:50
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2018 14:50
URI: http://repository.ittelkom-pwt.ac.id/id/eprint/1176

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