Anne_Zander Inga Giertz

Dipl.-Math. Anne Zander

  • Kaiserstr. 89
    Gebäude 05.20, 4. OG
    D-76133 Karlsruhe

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 04/2014: Research assistant and PhD-student at the Institute of Operations Research
  • 06/2013 - 03/2014: Postgraduate scholarship at the KSRI
  • 2007-2013: Studies of mathematics and physics at the KIT

Activities

Research Interests:

  • Application of Operation Research Methods to Health Care:
    • (Online) Appointment Planning
    • Physician Panel Management
    • Controlling Indirect Waiting Times / Access Times
  • Discrete Optimization
  • Queueing Theory
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Planning under Uncertainty

Teaching:

  • Exercise instructor for the lecture "Operations Research in Health Care Management"
  • Exercise instructor for the lectures "Introduction to Operations Research I and II"
  • Organizer and supervisor for the course "Practical Seminar: Health Care Management"
  • Co-organizer and co-lecturer for the lecture "Modelling and OR-Software: Advanced Topics"
  • Co-organizer and co-supervisor for the seminar "Current Topics of Operations Research" / "Modern OR and Innovative Logistics"

Awards

  • KIT Mathematics Faculty Best Graduate Award 2013
  • Best Poster Award at the ORAHS (Operational Research Applied to Health Services) conference in July 2016

Supervised Bachelor/Master Theses (selection)

  • Physician Panel Management: Determining the Optimal Panel Composition
  • Online Appointment Planning with Consideration of Patient Preferences
  • Service Systems with Variable Demand and Connected Resource Units
  • Integration of Appointment Schedules for Clinics using the Example of Betty24 and AGFA ORBIS
  • Appointment Schedule Optimization under Consideration of Variable Service Durations and Time Preferences
  • Online Appointment Management and Indirect Waiting Times for Different Patient Groups
  • Analysis of Indirect Waiting Times for Traditional Appointment Policies
  • Study of Different Open-Access-Strategies in Consideration of the Patient Panel Size
  • Trade-Off between Flexible Appointment Choice and Utilization
  • Simulation Model to Plan the Number of Patient Transfer Rooms in Hospitals

Topics from the Practical Seminar

  • Appointment Planning
  • Surgery Scheduling
  • Staffing and Rostering
  • Patient Transport Planning
  • Inventory Management and Routing
  • Layout Planning
  • Process simulation with identification of bottlenecks and capacity evaluation:
    • OR Theater
    • Central Sterilization
    • Elevators
    • Emergency Room
    • Patient Admission
    • Admission Ward
    • Bed Preparation
  • Covid-19 Topics:
    • Modelling of an epidemic
    • Rostering during the Covid-19 pandemic
    • Patients to intensive care beds allocation

Publications


2021
Journal Articles
2019
Conference Papers
Centralising the Admission Process in a German Hospital.
Reuter-Oppermann, M.; Kienzle, L.; Zander, A.; Buchmüller, D.; Goldberg, D.
2019. Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Association for Information Systems (AIS). doi:10.24251/HICSS.2019.497
2018
Book Chapters
An Innovative Concept for Teaching Operations Research Applied to Health Care.
Reuter-Oppermann, M.; Zander, A.; Nickel, S.
2018. Advances in Operations Research Education. Ed.: J. Beliën, 95–105, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74104-8_7
Journal Articles
2017
Conference Papers
Modeling Indirect Waiting Times with an M/D/1/K/N Queue.
Zander, A.
2017. Proceedings of the Second KSS Research Workshop : Karlsruhe, Germany, February 2016. Ed.: P. Hottum, 110–119, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2016
Conference Papers
Dynamic Appointment Scheduling with Patient Time Preferences and Different Service Time Lengths.
Zander, A.; Mohring, U.
2016. Applied Operational Research : 8th International Conference on Applied Operational Research, Proceedings, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 28th - 30th June 2016. Ed.: K. Sheibani, 72–77, ORLAB Analytics Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Reports/Preprints