2014 Seminar Series


Seminars are 4:30 to 6:30PM in 1123 LBME.

September 8
“Mitigating the impact of applying isolation requirements in hospital bed assignments” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]
Ruben A. Proaño, Rochester Institute of Technology, Industrial and Systems Engineering

September 15
“Operations Research in Medicine: Past, Present and Future” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]
Brian Denton, University of Michigan, Industrial & Operations Engineering

September 22
“Optimal Control of an Emergency Room Triage and Treatment Process” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]
Gabriel Zayas-Caban, Cornell University, Center for Applied Mathematics & University of Michigan, Center for Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety

September 29
No seminar today. Please join us for the Symposium on Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety.

October 6
“Inverse Optimization and Applications to Knowledge-based Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning” [Event Flyer]
Timothy C. Y. Chan, University of Toronto, Industrial Engineering, Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering

October 13
No seminar today due to Fall Break.

October 20
“Emergency Department Based Critical Care – Design, Development and Operational Considerations” [Event Flyer]
Ben Bassin, University of Michigan, Emergency Medicine
Cemal Sozener, University of Michigan, Emergency Medicine

October 27
“Why We Should Be Piccy: The Problem with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]
Vineet Chopra, University of Michigan, Internal Medicine

November 3
“Engineering Problems in an Ambulatory Cancer Center” [Event Flyer]
Sarah Kadish, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Quality & Patient Safety

November 10
No seminar today due to INFORMS Conference.

November 17
“Prediction of Impending Desaturation: Using Signal Analysis for Building Novel Phenotype State Concepts” [Event Flyer]
Dawn Tilbury, University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Krishna Ramachandran, University of Michigan, Anesthesiology

November 24
“Provision of Consistently Safe and High Quality Patient Care: Challenges and Solutions” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides] [Pre-Induction and Incision Checklists]
Jim Bagian, University of Michigan, Center for Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety, Industrial & Operations Engineering, Health System
Paul P. Lee, University of Michigan, Ophthalmology

December 1
“Markov Decision Processes for Optimal Treatment Design for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes” [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]
Jennifer Mason, University of Virginia, Public Health Sciences

December 8
“The Science of Healthcare Delivery”
Jeanne Huddleston, Mayo Clinic [Event Flyer] [Talk Slides]

1123 LBME is room 1123 in the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Biomedical Engineering Building (LBME). The street address is 1101 Beal Avenue.

Map and directions: http://www.bme.umich.edu/about/directions.php