Graduate student evaluates FlexSim HC in master thesis study

Pieter Dat, a graduate student at the Eindhoven University of Technology in Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands, has submitted and defended his thesis on the applicability of simulation software packages in the healthcare domain.

His research, titled “Business process simulation in healthcare: the applicability of general-purpose and application-oriented simulation software,” was conducted at the Maastricht University Medical Center. It focused on FlexSim HC, as an application-oriented simulation package, and CPN-tools, a general-purpose simulation package.

Using a framework published by Daniel L. Moody, Mr. Dat evaluated the actual effectiveness and the perceived