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2012 Media Stories

Society for Health Systems 2013 Conference

November 26th, 2012


James Benneyan & Vinod Sahney are 2 of the 10 people that will be honored at the 2013 Society of Health Systems conference for their significant contributions to the society and healthcare industrial engineering profession.

A Fix for Overcrowded Emergency Rooms
September 19th, 2012


The idea of foresight is certainly something that guides production flow in large-scale manufacturing settings, according to Northeastern industrial engineering professor James Benneyan. In a recent article in Academic Emergency Medicine, Benneyan and his colleagues apply the idea to the emergency department setting, as a way to improve patient flow and minimize crowding.

Using G-Whiz Charts to Track Elusive Affirmations from Almost Adolescents

March 1st, 2012

A g-chart might be the perfect way to evaluate the frequency of such positive affirmations, such glad comments, such exuberant utterances. Only for this purpose, I call it a "G-Whiz" chart.

At the Edge of a Cliff, Health Care Must Evolve Quickly

February 8th, 2012


To reverse America's unsustainable healthcare costs, Congress must adopt more refined, nimble strategies and get tough in the face of those pushing to keep the status quo, according to Dr. Donald M. Berwick, a leader in the fight to improve medical care and wellness in the United States. 

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