chapter  7
30 Pages

- Improving Pharmacy Operations Using Computer Simulation

WithAlberto Isla, Alex C. Lin, W. David Kelton

Pharmacy Managers Make Better Operational Decisions ................... 169 7.8 Conclusions ................................................................................................. 172 References ............................................................................................................. 172

All …rms produce and store large quantities of data, and the analysis of these data has become invaluable in supporting the decision-management process. In recent years computers with extremely high processing power have become affordable, thus facilitating the data mining of business data. Huge databases are commonly scrutinized for correlations between apparently unrelated variables, which may explain what appears to be random behavior.