I teach and conduct research at the intersection of Data Analytics, Operations, and Healthcare. My research is focused on generating data-driven insights to enhance medical decision making, and to improve the organization and design of healthcare delivery. More recent work has examined the interplay between government policy and healthcare delivery.
My research has been published in leading journals including Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Marketing Science, and Production and Operations Management. I serve as Senior or Associate Editor at M&SOM and POMS.
I received my PhD in Applied Economics and Managerial Sciences from the Wharton School of Business, MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and ScBin Electrical Engineering from Brown University. Prior to doctoral studies, I was a Principal Software Engineer for Oracle Corporation, where I built Supply Chain Management software.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Empirical Operations Management
Health Care Operations
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: PhD, Managerial Sciences and Applied Economics 2008
Stanford University: MS, Management Science and Engineering 2003
Brown University: BS, Electrical Engineering 1999
Media Appearances (1)
Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness
Harvard Business Review online
In unpublished research with Emory University’s Diwas KC and Northwestern University’s Maryam Kouchaki, we examined the completion bias of physicians in the emergency department (ED) of a busy hospital, where patients arrive unscheduled...
In this paper, we examine the effect of wait to appointment on patient flow, specifically on a patient's decision to schedule an appointment and to subsequently arrive to it...
In this paper, we examine how an individual's prior experiences and the experiences of those around them
alter the operational decisions that the individual makes...
This paper examines the effect of multitasking on overall worker performance, as measured by processing time, throughput rate, and output quality using microlevel operational data from the field. Specifically, we study the multitasking behavior of physicians in a busy
hospital emergency department (ED)...