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A.G. Maan - Leeftink (Gréanne)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Gréanne Leeftink is an assistant professor within the department Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems, in the CHOIR research center at the University of Twente (Enschede).

Gréannes research focus is on healthcare process optimization, with a specific interest in cancer care and diagnostic processes, using Operations Management/Operations Research techniques.

In 2017, Gréanne completed her PhD at CHOIR, as well as University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU). As part of her PhD program, she visited Rochester’s Mayo Clinic (USA) for a 3 month research visit. The focus of her PhD was on the optimization of the shared resources involved in oncology related health care processes, and resulted in her thesis Why wait? Organizing integrated processes in cancer care.

Expertise

Turnaround Time
Workload
Scheduling
Scheduling Algorithms
Personnel
Planning

Publications

Recent Articles
Visser, E., van Rossum, P. S. N., Leeftink, A. G., Siesling, S., van Hillegersberg, R., & Ruurda, J. P. (2017). Impact of diagnosis-to-treatment waiting time on survival in esophageal cancer patients – A population-based study in The Netherlands. European journal of surgical oncology, 43(2), 461-470. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2016.10.017
Leeftink, A. G., Boucherie, R. J., Hans, E. W., Verdaasdonk, M. A. M., Vliegen, I., & Van Diest, P. J. (2016). Batch scheduling in the histopathology laboratory. Flexible services and manufacturing journal, -. DOI: 10.1007/s10696-016-9257-3
Visser, E., Leeftink, A. G., van Rossum, P. S. N., Siesling, S., van Hillegersberg, R., & Ruurda, J. P. (2016). Waiting Time from Diagnosis to Treatment has no Impact on Survival in Patients with Esophageal Cancer. Annals of surgical oncology, 23(8), 2679-2689. DOI: 10.1245/s10434-016-5191-6
Leeftink, A. G., Boucherie, R. J., Hans, E. W., Verdaasdonk, M. A. M., Vliegen, I., & Van Diest, P. J. (2015). Histopathology laboratory operations analysis and improvement. In R. Görlitz, V. Bertsch, S. Caton, N. Feldmann, P. Jochem, M. Maleshkova, & M. Reuter-Oppermann (Eds.), Proceedings of the First Karlsruhe Service Summit Research Workshop - Advances in Service Research (pp. 51-63). (KIT Scientific Reports; Vol. 7692, No. 7692). Karlsruhe: Karlsruher Institut fur Technologie (KIT) Scientific Publishing. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000045634

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 3402
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  3402
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands