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ORAHS 2017


Conference attendees at the gala dinner

Welcome to the 43rd annual meeting of the EURO Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services. The ORAHS 2017 Conference took place in the beautiful city of Bath, UK external website from 30 July to 4 August 2017. It was organised by the Centre for Healthcare Innovation & Improvement (CHI2) of the prestigious University of Bath School of Management.

EURO is the 'Association of European Operational Research Societies' within IFORS, the 'International Federation of Operational Research Societies'. Its aim is to promote Operational Research throughout Europe.

ORAHS was formed in 1975 and is essentially a network of persons involved in the application of systematic, quantitative analysis in support of planning and management in the health services sector. The group has at present 242 members from more than 30 countries, mainly in Europe but also from overseas (USA, Canada, Brazil and other countries).

Conference booklet

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ORAHS 2017 Gala Dinner

Organising Committee

Conference Chair
Christos Vasilakis, University of Bath, UK

Honorary Chair
Ruth Davies, Warwick Business School, UK

Scientific Programme Chair
Martin Pitt, University of Exeter, UK

Healthcare sector advisor
Mark Tooley, Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Scientific Committee

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