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  1. MIE 561: Health Care Systems - University of Toronto - Michael Carter (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - MIE)

    12 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Michael Carter

    Purpose:The purpose of this course (MIE 561) is to give students an opportunity to integrate the engineering tools learned in previous courses by applying them to real world problems. While the specific focus of the case studies used to illustrate the application of engineering will be the...

  2. IE 690 Healthcare Delivery Systems

    11 Mar 2013 | Contributor(s): Yih Yuehwern

    This 600-level (graduate student only) course is designed to explore research opportunities in healthcare delivery systems. Students are expected to take active roles in class to lead the review and discussion of book chapters and research papers. A term project is also required. During the...

  3. How to Archive a Course

    21 May 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Ken Musselman

    This document provides the steps involved in archiving a course that will add to the general body of knowledge associated with health systems engineering. It also covers how one can search, edit and print this information. With each posting, the course information is made discoverable by the...

  4. MIE 1616: Research Topics in Healthcare Engineering - University of Toronto - Michael Carter - (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - MIE)

    12 Jun 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Michael Carter

    Purpose:The purpose of this course (MIE 1616) is to provide an overview of current OR research in healthcare and to develop the insight required in order to do relevant and significant research in this field. The course attempts to provide an overview to some of the major research topics in the...

  5. IEE 498/598 - OR in Hospitals - Arizona State University - Teresa Wu (School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Sciences Engineering)

    21 Jun 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Teresa Wu

    RATIONALE OF THE COURSE:Health care expenditures in the US constitute 16 % of GDP. This high amount of share places the US into the second position (after East Timor) in the ranking of the United Nations member nations with respect to the percentage of total income in the nation spent on health...

  6. IE 444: Healthcare Management Science - Northwestern University - Sanjay Mehrotra (Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences)

    21 Jun 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mehrotra

    OVERVIEW:The US healthcare industry is in a crisis. Costs are expanding at a rate that is roughly double the rate at which the gross national product is increasing. The US spends more per capita on healthcare than does any other country. At the same time, we rank well below many other western...

  7. IE 385: Intro to Health Systems Engineering - Northwestern University - Sanjay Mehrotra (Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences)

    21 Jun 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mehrotra

    Global healthcare problems are complex and require a multi-leveled multi-pronged approach inclusive of a diverse set of stakeholders. There is an increased recognition that a systems view is necessary to address these issues. This course introduces a systems engineering approach, incorporating...

  8. NUR 59900: Human Factors in Healthcare Engineering

    01 Jul 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Ji Soo Yi

    Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts and methodologies of human factors and have chances to apply obtained knowledge to a clinical problem. After finishing this course, the students will be able to communicate with people who have human factors background, identify human factors...

  9. INEN885 - IE Applications in Health Care Delivery

    08 Jul 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Shelly Qu

    This course introduces several topics in health care delivery. The topics include• Health care quality and quality control• Patient safety• Human factor in health care system design• Health care information systems• Supply-chain management and health care delivery•...

  10. INEN885 - OR Applications in Health Care Delivery

    08 Jul 2013 | Course Archives | Contributor(s): Shelly Qu

    This course covers several Operations Research applications in health care. The applications• Linear/integer programming applications in health care, including medical resource allocation, staff scheduling, and radiation treatments• Queuing models for capacity planning and management in...