RCHE Publications

RCHE Publications

 

The Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) conducts research to catalyze the transformation of healthcare delivery systems by applying the principles of engineering, management, and science to healthcare system challenges. Center researchers come from nearly all academic colleges at Purdue University. RCHE’s clinical and dissemination partners represent healthcare providers and professional organizations from around the state and nation.

This series contains publications written by members of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.

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Manuscripts from 2008

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Pay for Performance: Advances in Understanding How Provider Incentives Produce Quality Healthcare, George H. Avery

Planning for Pandemic Influenza: Lessons from the Experiences of Thirteen Indiana Counties, George H. Avery, Mark Lawley, Sandra Garrett, Barrett Caldwell, Marshall P. Durr, Dulcy Abraham, Feng Lin, Po-Ching C. DeLaurentis, Maria L. Peralta, Alice Russell, Renata A. Kopach-Conrad, Lalaine M. Ignacio, Rebeca Sandino, and Deanna J. Staples

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A 36-Hospital Time and Motion Study: How Do Medical-Surgical Nurses Spend Their Time?, Ann Hendrich, Marilyn Chow, Boguslaw A. Skierczynski, and Zhenqiang Lu

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Do GPOs Promote or Stifle Competition in Healthcare-Product Supply Chains?, Qiaohai Hu and Leroy B. Schwarz

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Applying Systems Engineering Principles in Inproving Health Care Delivery, Renata Kopach-Konrad MSc; Mark Lawley PhD; Mike Criswell MSN,RN,CCNS; Imran Hasan MSc; Santanu Chakraborty MSc; Joe Pekney PhD; and Bradley Doebbeling MD,MSc

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Workshop: Healthcare Engineering and Health Services Research: Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers;, Stephen Roberts, Reha Uzsoy, Julie Ivy, and Brian Denton

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Comparison of Resource Utilization for Medicaid Dementia Patients Using Nursing Homes Versus Home and Community Based Waivers for Long-Term Care, Laura P. Sands, Huiping Xu, Michael Weiner, Marc B. Rosenman, Bruce A. Craig, and Joseph Thomas III

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Dual Use of Bladder Anticholinergics and Cholinesterase Inhibitors: Long-Term Functional and Cognitive Outcomes, Kaycee M. Sink, Joseph Thomas III, Huiping Xu, Bruce Craig, Steven Kritchevsky, and Laura P. Sands

Manuscripts from 2007

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Regional Patient Safety Initiatives: The Missing Element of Organizational Change, James G. Anderson

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Voluntary Reporting of Medical Errors and Organizational Change: A Simulation Study, James Anderson, Rangaraj Ramanujam, Devon Hensel, and Marilyn Anderson

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Impact of Patient Selection Criteria on Prevalence Estimates and Prevalence of Diagnosed Dementia in a Medicaid Population, Murtuza F. Bharmal, Michael Weiner, Laura P. Sands, Huiping Xu, Bruce A. Craig, and Joseph Thomas III

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Provider Centered Coordination, Resource Foraging, and Event Management in Healthcare Tasks, Sandra Kay Garrett

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Value-driven consumer e-health information search behavior, Lynn Goetzinger, Jungkun Park, Yun Jung Lee, and Rick Widdows

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Lean Healthcare Applications, Heather Hagg

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“All Bundled Out” - Application of Lean Six Sigma techniques to reduce workload impact during implementation of patient care bundles within critical care – A case study, Heather (Woodward) Hagg, Jamie El-Harit, Chris Vanni, and Penny Scott

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Application of Lean Six Sigma techniques to optimize hospital laboratory Emergency Department Turnaround time across a multi-hospital system, Heather (Woodward) Hagg, Susan Scachitti, Lash Mapa, Lillie Brandford, Chris Vanni, and Catherine Cox

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ADAPTATION OF LEAN METHODOLOGIES FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS, Heather (Woodward) Hagg, Deanna Suskovich, Jamie Workman-Germann, Susan Scachitti, Brian Hudson, Joseph Swartz, and Chris Vanni

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Improving process throughput of Cardiac catheterization using Six Sigma Training, Daphene Koch, Heather (Woodward) Hagg, Dianna Brown, Kenney Montgomery, and Mark Manning

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Stochastic Overbooking Model for Outpatient Clinical Scheduling with No-shows, Mark Lawley and Kumar Muthuraman

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Influences on Nurse Perception of Hospital Unit Safety Climate:an HLM Approach, Rangaraj Ramanujam PhD; Kathleen Abrahamson RN,MS; and James Anderson PhD

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Reporting Adverse Medical Events in Indiana:, Pamela Whitten, Mohan Dutta, Serena Carpenter, and Graham Bodie

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The Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering: designing, implementing and sustaining interdisciplinary solutions to transform healthcare delivery systems, Steve Witz

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Implementing Lean Six Sigma Methodologies in the Radiology Department of a Hospital Healthcare System, Jamie Workman-Germann and Heather (Woodward) Hagg

Manuscripts from 2003

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A Framework for Considering Business Models, James Anderson

Manuscripts from 2002

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Evaluating ther Capaility of Information Technology to Prevent Adverse Drug Events: A Computer Simulation Approach, James G. Anderson, Stephen Jay MD, Marilyn Anderson, and Thaddeus Hunt

Manuscripts from 1988

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Physician Utilization of a Hospital Information System: A Computer Simulation Model, James Anderson, Stephen Jay, Stephen Clevenger, David Kassang, Jane Perry, and Marilyn Anderson

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Physician Utilization of a Hospital Information System: A Computer Simulation Model, James Anderson, Stephen Jay, Stephen Clevenger, David Kassang, Jane Perry, and Marilyn Anderson