prof.dr.ir. E.W. Hans (Erwin)

Full Professor

About Me

Prof.dr.ir. Erwin W. Hans is a full professor Operations Management in Healthcare. He is co-founder of research center CHOIR (Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement & Research). His research interests are healthcare operations management, healthcare operations research, capacity management, planning and scheduling. He is a lecturer within various graduate and undergraduate programs within University of Twente.


Operating Rooms
Appointments And Schedules
Hospital Departments


van de Vrugt, M., Luen-English, S. J., Bastiaansen, W. A. P., Kleinluchtenbeld, S., Lardinois, W. T. P., Pots, M. H., ... Boucherie, R. J. (2018). Integrated scheduling of tasks and gynecologists to improve patient appointment scheduling: a case study. Operations research for health care, 16, 10-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.orhc.2017.11.002
Oude Vrielink, R., Jansen, E. A., Gort, E., van Hillegersberg, J., & Hans, E. (2017). Towards improving tenders for Higher Education timetabling software: Uncovering the selection criteria of HEIs when choosing timetabling applications, using ERP as a reference. In A. Gunawan, G. Kendall, L. S. Lee, B. McCollum, & H-V. Seow (Eds.), MISTA 2017 Proceedings: 5–8 Dec 2017 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (pp. 173-188)
Vieira, B., Hans, E. W., van Vliet-Vroegindeweij, C., van de Kamer, J., & van Harten, W. H. (2016). Operations research for resource planning and -use in radiotherapy: a literature review. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 16(149), 149-. [149]. DOI: 10.1186/s12911-016-0390-4
Glerum, A., Rouppe van der Voort, M., Hans, E. W., & Rigter, S. (2016). Plannen naar de optimale mix. ZorgVisie, 2016(2), 20-22.
Molina-Pariente, J. M., Hans, E. W., & Framinan, J. M. (2016). A stochastic approach for solving the operating room scheduling problem. Flexible services and manufacturing journal, -. DOI: 10.1007/s10696-016-9250-x

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Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 3345
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  3345
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7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands