Presentations

Invited Plenary Speaker

  1. “Top Five Challenges of Modelling in Healthcare” Keynote speaker at the Canadian Healthcare Optimization Workshop in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, (part of CORS Annual meeting), May 26, 2019.
  2. “The challenges of service renewal: how to meet your metrics and beat your budget” (with Prof. Terry Young) 2018 South Australia branch conference, Think different in health, invited plenary speaker, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, May 2018.
  3. “Top five challenges in hospital modelling, and tips for meeting them” 2018 South Australia branch conference, Think different in health, invited plenary speaker, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, May 2018.
  4. “Modelling the Health Care System: A Policy Decision Support Aid” Department of Community Health Sciences/ O’Brien Institute for Public Health seminar series, University of Calgary, Alberta, Sept 29, 2017.
  5. “Challenges with Implementing Modelling Methods in Healthcare” 8th IMA Conference on Quantitative Modelling in the Management Of Health and Social Care, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, London, UK, March 2016.
  6. “What are the Top Five Challenges to Implementing OR Models in Hospitals?”. Festival of Evidence, The Cumberland Initiative, London, UK, October 22, 2014.
  7. “Healthcare Engineering: or Who Let the Engineer into the Hospital?”. Invited public lecture at Monterey Institute of Technology, Guadalajara, Mexico, April 10, 2014.
  8. “Whole-System Patient Flow Simulation Model” Invited plenary lecture at Monterey Institute of Technology, Guadalajara, Mexico, April 9, 20144.
  9. “Operations Research Applied to Wait List Management and Surgical Scheduling” ”. Invited plenary lecture at Monterey Institute of Technology, Guadalajara, Mexico, April 8, 2014.
  10. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Invited plenary lecture at Monterey Institute of Technology, Guadalajara, Mexico, April 7, 2014.
  11. “How many docs does Canada need in the next 20 years?”. U of T MIE Research Spotlight Series, Oct. 27, 2013.
  12. “Issues Queueing Theorists Need to Consider When Modelling Health Care Systems”. Plenary speaker at the CANQUEUE conference, London, ON, Sept. 2012.
  13. “Quantitative Modelling and Analysis Applied to Healthcare Policy and Tactical Decision Making”. Plenary speaker at the GISEH (Gestion et Ingénierie des Systèmes Hospitaliers) 2012 conference, Laval University, Quebec, August 2012.
  14. “New Challenges for Operations Research Applications in Health Care”, Invited Plenary, Canadian Operational Research Society, (CORS) Annual Conference, Quebec City, May 2008.
  15. “Operations Research in Health Care or Who Let the Engineer into the Hospital?” Invited plenary at the South Western Ontario Operations Research Day: SWORD 2007, Waterloo, ON, October 12, 2007.
  16. “Operations Research in the Health Care or How can we get more O.R. into the O.R.?”. Invited plenary, German OR Society Meeting, September 3-7, 2007
  17. “The Role of Operations Research in Health Care Planning and Policy Making”, Invited Plenary address at the Operations Research in Applied Health Services, ORAHS conference, France, July 16-20, 2007.
  18. “Operations Research in Healthcare”, Seminar on OR in Health Care (Réseau en Recherche Opérationnelle de Montréal), Université de Montréal, January 19, 2007.
  19. “Simulation and Queuing Applications in Healthcare”, Keynote Speaker, IRMACS Centre lecture at Simon Fraser University, November 22-24, 2006
  20. “Operations Research in Healthcare” Invited plenary at the CORS National Conference, Montreal, QC, May, 2006.
  21. “Operations Research in Healthcare”. Presented at the Institute for Business Engineering and Technology Application (BETA) Colloquium, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, January 23, 2006.
  22. “Operations Research in Healthcare or Who Let the Engineer into the Hospital?”. Presented at the Operating Room Benchmarking Conference in the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 20, 2006.
  23. “Operations Research in Healthcare”. Presented at the 31st Conference on the Mathematics of Operations Research, Lunteren, The Netherlands, January, 17 – 19, 2006
  24. “Queueing Theory, Simulation and a Systems Approach to Better Management of Flow, Wait Times and Access”. Presented at the Insight conference on Timely Access to Health Care in Canada, December 1-2, 2005.
  25. “Operations Research in Healthcare or Who let the Engineer into the Hospital?” Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE), Purdue University, Pioneers in Healthcare Engineering colloquium speaker, April 2006.
  26. “Operations Research in Healthcare”, EURO European Summer Institute, Southampton, UK, July 28-29, 2005.
  27. “Improving Quality Through Improved Decision Making”, Four day course presented through Project Hope for Hospital doctors, nurses and administrators: Estonia May 14-17, 2002; Latvia May 21-24, 2002.
  28. “Operations Management in Healthcare”, Health Day Seminar, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, November 2001.
  29. “Operations Research in Health Care”, First National Industrial Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, May 2001.
  30. “A Comprehensive Course Timetabling and Student Scheduling System at the University of Waterloo” presented at PATAT 2000, Konstanz, Germany, August 2000.
  31. “Operational Research in Health Care”, Canadian Operational Research Society, (CORS) Annual Conference, Windsor, June 1999.
  32. “Operations Research in Health Care”, Optimization Days, Montreal, May 1999.
  33. “Applications of Graph Colouring in Timetabling”, EURO XV INFORMS XXXIII, Barcelona, Spain, July 17, 1997.
  34. “Information Technology in Health Care”, Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, CMBEC 23, Toronto, May 28, 1997.
  35. “Applications of Graph Colouring in Timetabling”, Workshop on Graph Colouring and Applications, University of Montreal, May 5-9, 1997

Invited Presentations

  1. “DES modelling of emergency department staffing”, Chan M, Doudareva J and Carter MW, CORS Annual Conference, Saskatoon, SK, May 27-29, 2019.
  2. “Predicting the future workload of clinical pharmacists at a rehabilitation hospital”, Hawa T, Kutob D and Carter MW
  3. “One-class adaptive resonance for radiotherapy quality assurance”, Carter MW, Aleman D, Kamran H, McIntosh C and Purdie T, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix AZ, November 4-7, 2018.
  4. “Using analytics to understand and model the problems of seniors blocking hospital beds”, Carter MW and Shmatnik P, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix AZ, November 4-7, 2018.
  5. “Workshop: The challenges of service renewal: how to meet your metrics and beat your budget”, Young T and Michael Carter MW, Think Different in Health workshop sponsored by the Australasian College of Health Service Management and Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, May 24 & 25, 2018.
  6. “Top five challenges in hospital modelling, and tips for meeting them”, Think Different in Health workshop sponsored by the Australasian College of Health Service Management and Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, May 24 & 25, 2018.
  7. “Data-Driven Generic Discrete Event Simulation Model of Hospital Patient Flow Considering Surge”, Busby CR and Carter MW, 2017 Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, December 2017.
  8. “Five Decades of Healthcare Simulation”, Brailsford SC, Carter MW and Jacobson SH, Winter Sim 2017, Las Vegas, December 2017.
  9. “Quantitative Modelling Research in Healthcare”, Haskayne School of Business University of Calgary, Sept. 28, 2017.
  10. “Quantitative methods to reduce waiting times”, Canadian Quality Congress: Toronto, Sept 7-8, 2017.
  11. “Data Driven Generic Hospital Simulation with Surge”, with Busby C, ORAHS conference, Bath, UK July 30 – August 4, 2017.
  12. “Quantitative analysis of volume and scan time impact with dedicated ambulatory site in medical imaging”, Leung A and Carter MW, CORS/IFORS Quebec City July 17-21, 2017.
  13. “Mackenzie health: An analysis of a “smart” Internet of Things approach to healthcare”, Stewart C and Carter MW, CORS/IFORS Quebec City July 17-21, 2017.
  14. “Quantifying the impact of ’Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT)’: Addressing domains of care quality”, Yesmin T and Carter MW, CORS/IFORS Quebec City July 17-21, 2017.
  15. “Bed Mapping with surge protocols: Implementation of generalized DES model at three hospital”, Busby C and Carter MW, CORS/IFORS Quebec City July 17-21, 2017.
  16. “Implementing the resource allocation of dialysis center at Scarborough and Rouge hospital”, Alirezaee M and Carter MW, CORS/IFORS Quebec City July 17-21, 2017.
  17. “Post-acute rehabilitation and medical oversight of hip fracture patients”, Pitzul KB, Kreder HJ, Wodchis WP, Carter MW and Jaglal SB., Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research: Toronto, Ontario: May 24th-27th 2017.
  18. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” SWORD 2017, SW Ontario OR Day, Waterloo Ontario, April 21, 2017.
  19. “Capacity Planning” Presented to the Cancer Care Ontario Lunch and Learn seminar, Toronto, ON, March 9, 2017.
  20. “Ambulatory Clinic Appointment Scheduling” Presented to the UTIHI Seminar in Quality Improvement, Feb 9, 2017.
  21. “Bed Capacity Planning and Smoothing Using Computer Simulation on the OR Master Schedule” Presented at the 2016 Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference, Greenville Health System/Clemson University, Greenville, SC., September 30, 2016.
  22. “Nurse Scheduling And Risk Analysis Of Hemodialysis Patients” Presented with Shateri, M., 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 15, 2016.
  23. “Engaging Health Care Managers and Practitioners through OM/OR Education” Presented with Testi, A., Brailsford, S., Lavieri, M. and Hans, E., ORAHS Conference, Pamplona, Spain, July 24-29, 2016.
  24. “Nurse scheduling and risk analysis for hemodialysis patients” Presented with Mahsa Shateri, ORAHS conference, Pamplona Spain, July 26, 2016.
  25. “Implementation of OR Master Scheduling in Hospitals” Presented with Busby, C. and Sniekers, D., CORS National Conference, Banff AB, May 31, 2016.
  26. “Identification of Flu Hubs Using a Scale-Free Network of Flu Distances” Presented with Kamran, H., Aleman, D.M., and Moore, K.M., CORS National Conference, Banff AB, May 30, 2016.
  27. “Variations in post-acute care pathways for hip fracture patients” Pitzul KB, Wodchis WP, Carter MW, Kreder HJ, Jaglal SB.   Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research: Toronto, Ontario: May 10-12th 2016.
  28. “Healthcare Efficiency Issues in Ontario” Invited panelist for “Why Should I Care?” April, 2016.
  29. “Healthcare Engineering: Models to Support Healthcare Decision Making” Invited speaker for the  monthly health policy research seminar series, Department of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, Texas A&M University, April 2016.
  30. “Operations in Healthcare” Invited panelist, Rotman, November 2015.
  31. “Challenges of Using Decision Support Tools in a Hospital” Presented to the UofT Chapter of the IHI Seminar Series, November, 2015.
  32. “Whole System Modelling for the Evaluation of Patient Flow Transformation Strategies”  Presented with Ali Esensoy at the weekly Rounds at the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook, November, 2015.
  33. “Predictive Capabilities in Hierarchical Node-based Clustering of Time Series” Presented by Hootan Kamran with Dionne Aleman, Michael Carter and Kieran Moore, at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015.
  34. “Influence of Surge Capacity Protocols on Hospital Bed Capacity Planning” Presented by Carolyn Busby at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015.
  35. “Improving the Equity of Access to Primary Care” (with Anna Graber-Naidich and Vedat Verter), at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015.
  36. “Industrial Engineering Applied to Healthcare Policy and Tactical Decision Making” Presented to UofT alumni from Singapore, October, 2015.
  37. “The Grey Tsunami: Can our healthcare system cope?” Invited lecture and panel at Science Literacy Week: Sept 2015.
  38. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Invited lecture for Industrial Engineering students at Monterrey Tech in Chihuahua, Mexico, Sept. 2015.
  39. “Life after acute care: variations in post-acute trajectories for hip fracture patients” (with Pitzul KB, Wodchis WP, Kreder HJ, Jaglal SB) Fragility Fracture Network’s Annual Global Congress, Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 3, 2015.
  40. “Predictive capabilities in hierarchical node-based clustering of flu time series” Presented by Hottan Kamran. ORAHS, Montreal July 2015.
  41. “Surgical Scheduling to Smooth Demand for Resources” (with Saeedeh Ketabi). ORAHS, Montreal July 2015.
  42. “Education Challenges In ORAHS/Heath Systems Engineering” Panel discussion. ORAHS, Montreal July 2015.
  43. “Whole-System Patient Flow Simulation Model Applied to Stroke Best Practices Evaluation” (with Ali Vahit Esensoy) ORAHS, Montreal July 2015.
  44. “Healthcare Supply Chain Optimization” Invited presentation at the Oracle “Transforming the HealthCare Value Chain – 2015 and Beyond”,  New York July 16, 2015.
  45. “Simulating Hospital Surge Protocols” Presented by Carolyn Busby. CORS/INFORMS International Meeting, Montreal, June 2015.
  46. “Redesigning an Outpatient Pharmacy Workflow: An Application of Generic Simulation Model to Maximize a Renovation Opportunity” Presented by Janet Izumi. CORS/INFORMS International Meeting, Montreal, June 2015.
  47. “Improving Porter Performance by Developing and Implementing a Generic Simulation Model” Presented by Carly Henshaw. CORS/INFORMS International Meeting, Montreal, June 2015.
  48. “Dynamic Optimization of Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling with Uncertainty” (co-authors: Chris Beck and Shoshana Hahn-Goldberg)  CORS/INFORMS International Meeting, Montreal, June 2015.
  49. “Healthcare Engineering: Models to Support Healthcare Decision Making” Skule Lunch and Learn, April 8, 2015.
  50. “Healthcare Engineering: Models to Support Healthcare Decision Making” Presented in the Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series, University of Toronto Senior Alumni Association, December 14, 2014.
  51. “A systems approach to cancer wait times” Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) Breast Cancer Wait Times Workshop, Toronto, November 13, 2014.
  52. “Using Analytics to Manage and Improve Ontario’s Chronic Care System” (Presented by Ali Vahit Esensoy). INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2014.
  53. “Resource Allocation and Risk Analysis of Renal Dialysis Centres in Ontario” (Presented by Mahsa Shateri). INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2014.
  54. “Designing Optimal Policies for the Recruitment of Rural Health Professionals” (Presented by Anna Graber) INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2014.
  55. “Operating Room Simulation Model Helps Hospitals Quantify Their Challenges” Invited talk at INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2014.
  56. “Bad people don’t produce poor quality; Bad processes do” Guest lecture for the McMaster MBA program course in Health Quality for Steve Metham, November 4, 2014.
  57. “Issues Queueing Theorists Need to Consider When Modelling Health Care Systems” Invited guest lecture at Cardiff University, Wales, October 2014.
  58. “Whole-System Patient Flow Simulation Model” Presented at Southampton University, UK, and Cardiff University, Wales, October 2014.
  59. “Why engineering projects succeed/fail from a public policy perspective?” Invited guest lecture, University of Toronto, BME1450 (Bioengineering Science) for Professor Patricia Trbovich, September 29, 2014.
  60. “Operations Research Applied to Wait List Management and Surgical Scheduling” U of T MIE Industry Board, September 2014.
  61. “Implementing Operations Research in Healthcare: Perspectives on What Works (and What Doesn’t)” (with Prof. Sally Brailsford). Invited lecture at OSCM, University of Calgary, June 5, 2014.
  62. “Resource Allocation and Risk Analysis of Renal Dialysis Centres in Ontario” Presented at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, June 2014.
  63. “Optimization of Financial Incentives for Rural Physicians” (Presented by Anna Graber). Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, June 2014.
  64. “An analytical approach for (re)designing the primary care system network in Ontario” (Presented by Vedat Verter). Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, June 2014.
  65. “Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Operating Room Efficiency in Ontario” (Presented by Jane Ip). Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, June 2014.
  66. “A location model for (re)designing the primary care system network in Ontario” ” Presented at the CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 2014.
  67. “Improving Patient Access to Surgical Care Through Informed Decision Making” (Presented by Daphne Sniekers: Practice Prize finalist). CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 2014.
  68. “Women’s College Hospital Uses Operations Research to Create an Ambulatory Clinic Schedule” (Presented by Brendan Eagan: Practice Prize finalist). CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 2014.
  69. “A Needs-based model of family physician workforce demand” (Presented by Sonia Vanderby). CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 2014.
  70. “Forecasting Demand and Supply for Gynecologic Oncologists in Canada” (Presented by Jacqueline Chan). CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 2014.
  71. “Industrial Engineering Applied to Healthcare Policy and Tactical Decision Making” Presentation for the U of T Industrial Engineering class of 6T6, March 13, 2014.
  72. “Multi-criteria Location-allocation Modeling for the Primary Care System Network in Ontario” (Presented by Vedat Verter). Invited talk at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 2013.
  73. “Whole System Patient Flow Model” Invited talk at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 2013.
  74. “Resource Allocation and Risk Analysis of Renal Dialysis Centres in Ontario” (Presented by Mahsa Shateri). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  75. “Whole-System Patient Flow Simulation Model” (Presented by Ali Esensoy). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  76. “Location-Allocation Modeling for the Primary Care System Network in Ontario” (Presented by Anna Graber). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  77. “Creating an Ambulatory Clinic Schedule for a New Hospital using Integer Programming” (Presented by Brendan Eagen). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  78. “Variations in Computed Tomography (CT) Utilization and Access: Linear Regression Approach” (Presented by Sabrina Tang). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  79. “Achieving User Acceptance of a Generic Simulation Model of Surgical Patient Flow” (Presented by Daphne Sniekers). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  80. “Developing an OR Toolkit for Elective Surgeries: Stochastic Modeling to Improve Patient Certainty” (Presented by Sherry Weaver). INFORMS Healthcare 2013, Chicago IL, June 23-26, 2013.
  81. “Engineering Change: Examples of Industrial Engineering Applications in Healthcare” Presented at the MIE Alumni Reunion, June 1, 2013.
  82. “Engineering Change in Healthcare: Examples, Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Collaboration” Seminar presented at the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, University of Toronto, April, 2013.
  83. “Operations Research Toolkit: Tools for Providers of Scheduled Elective Surgery” Presented at a pre-conference workshop organized for the Taming of the Queue conference (Canadian Medical Association) Ottawa, ON, March 2013.
  84. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” IBBME Option Seminar, University of Toronto, March, 2013.
  85. “Quantitative Modelling and Analysis Applied to Healthcare Policy and Tactical Decision Making” Invited seminar at the Royal Military College, Kingston, ON, March 2013.
  86. “Decision Tools to Address the Needs for Community Support Services for Seniors” Seminar presented to the Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto. November, 2012.
  87. “A Generic Simulation Model for Perioperative Decision Support” Invited seminar at Twente University, The Netherlands, November, 2012.
  88. “Prediction of Demand Surges for Immunization During Influenza Pandemics” (Presented by Michael Beeler). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  89. “Planning for the Future – A Model of Cardiac Surgeons in Canada” (Presented by Sonia Vanderby). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  90. “Optimizing Pandemic Control Strategies using Simulation Meta-modeling” (Presented by Michael Beeler). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  91. “A Decision Support Tool for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Health Service Delivery” (Presented by Sonia Vanderby). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  92. “A Generalized Perioperative Simulation as a Decision and Diagnostic Tool” (Presented by Daphne Sniekers). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  93. “Cross-sector Patient Flow Model: Towards a Conceptual Framework for Patient Flow Management” (Presented by Ali Vahit Esensoy). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2012.
  94. “Healthcare Engineering I: Improving the System from Above” Insight Continuous Quality Improvement conference, Toronto, Sept. 2012.
  95. “Cross-Sector Patient Flow Model” Presented at Operations Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS), Twente University, The Netherlands, July 2012.
  96. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Seminar presented at Guelph University, June 2012.
  97. “You Cannot Manage What You Cannot Measure” Presented at the Canadian Association for Emergency Physicians Annual conference, Niagara Falls, June 2012.
  98. “Dynamic Template Scheduling: A Case Study on Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling” (Presented by Shoshana Goldberg). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  99. “System Dynamics of Cross-Sector Patient Flows” (Presented by Ali Esensoy). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  100. “A Generalized Simulation Model for Perioperative Surgical Planning” (Presented by Daphne Sniekers). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  101. “Ambulatory Clinic Scheduling” (Presented by Brendan Eagen). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  102. “A Toolkit to Improve Efficiency of Endoscopy Suites: Ontario and Newfoundland” (Presented by Nadia Berger and David Kochberg). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  103. “Using OR to Determine Best Practices in Clinical Operations: OA as an Exemplar Case” (Presented by Sherry Weaver). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  104. “Hospital Capacity Planning: How Many Beds Does a Hospital Need?” (Presented by Matthew Nelson and Tian Mu Liu). Canadian Operational Research Society Annual conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012.
  105. “Crossing the OR-Policy Gap: System Dynamics of Cross-Sector Patient Flows” Lehigh University, May, 2012.
  106. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Lehigh University, May, 2012.
  107. “Operations Research Applications in Healthcare” Seminar for the NSERC CREATE HOIM Summer School, May 2, 2012.
  108. “Improving Quality Through Better Processes: Quantitative Methods” Presented to the Clinical Strategy, Quality and Safety Committee at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, April 2012.
  109. “Improving Quality Through Better Processes: Quantitative Methods” Presentation to the Baycrest Clinical Strategy, Quality & Safety Committee, April 12, 2012.
  110. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” WLU, March 2012.
  111. “Constraint Models in the Real World: A Case Study on Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling” (Presented by Shoshana Hahn-Goldberg). University of Toronto, MIE Research Symposium, March 2012.
  112. “Dynamic Template Scheduling for Problems with Uncertainty: A Case Study on Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling” (Presented by Shoshana Hahn-Goldberg: Winner of the student paper competition). IIE Society for Health Systems, Las Vegas, February 2012.
  113. “Modelling Patient Flow and HHR Forecasting” Rehab Rounds, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Feb. 2012.
  114. “Access and Flow: Understanding the Theory of Constraints & real-time demand-capacity matching” U of T Centre for Patient Safety/St. Michael’s Improvement Fellowship Program, January 19, 2012.
  115. “Some applications of computer simulation in healthcare: Helping people make decisions” U of T MIE IIE Event, Jan 2012.
  116. “Investment Response Model” (Presented by Ali Vahit Esensoy). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  117. “A Simulation Experiment to Improve the Performance of Mass Immunization Clinics” (Presented by Michael Beeler). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  118. “A Generic Bed Planning Model” (Presented by Tian Mu Liu). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  119. “A Generalized Simulation-based Tactical Perioperative Decision Support Tool” (Presented by Daphne Sniekers). INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  120. “Modelling healthcare policy decisions for planning and impact analysis” Coast-to-Coast SciNet lecture, November 2011.
  121. “Is our public health care system sustainable?” Sustainable Engineering Association, U of T, seminar, Oct. 2011.
  122. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” SUNY Buffalo, Oct. 2011.
  123. “A decision support tool for hip and knee osteoarthritis health service delivery” Operations Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS), Cardiff, Wales, July 2011.
  124. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Tutorial at the CORS National Conference, St. John’s Newfoundland, June 2011.
  125. “Some Quantitative Approaches to Dealing with Overcrowding” Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine conference, Boston, MA, June 2011.
  126. “Current Operations Research Projects in Saskatchewan” Presented at a workshop for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Regina, SK, June 2011.
  127. “Testing Influenza Pandemic Mitigation Strategies through Simulation Experiments” (Presented by Michael Beeler). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  128. “Defining Constraint Models in the Real World: A Case Study on Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling” (Presented by Shoshana Hahn). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  129. “Medical Tourism: Can Developed Countries Compete on Quality with Developing Countries?” (Presented by Hossein Abouee Mehrizi). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  130. “Investment Reaction Model” (Presented by Ali Vahit Esensoy). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  131. “Evaluating the Impact of Emergency Observation and Assessment Wards on Hospital Performance” (Presented by Maartje Zonderland). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  132. “A Generic Bed Planning Model” (Presented by Tian Mu Liu). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  133. “Discharge Process Reliability” (Presented by Tammy Sieminowski). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  134. “Modelling the Orthopaedic Surgery Workforce in Canada” (Presented by Sonia Vanderby). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  135. “A Decision Support Tool for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Health Service Delivery” (Presented by Deborah Marshall). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  136. “Patient Scheduling for Orthopaedic Surgery using DES and Queueing Models” (Presented by Sherry Weaver). INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  137. “Orthopaedic Modelling in Canada” INFORMS Healthcare conference, Montreal, June 2011.
  138. “Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering: Improving Health Care Delivery” Presented at the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy Conference, Ottawa, May 2011.
  139. “Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering: Improving Health Care Delivery” Presented at the 2011 Public Policy Conference: Engineering a Better Ontario, Ottawa, ON, May 6, 2011.
  140. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Invited seminar presented at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, March 10, 2011.
  141. “Using simulation models to improve resource utilization” Healthcare Efficiency Conference sponsored by Canadian Healthcare Network, Toronto, December 7, 2010.
  142. “Healthcare Engineering: or Who Let the Engineer into the Hospital?” Presented at Ryerson University, IIE Awareness 2010, Nov. 11, 2010.
  143. “Ambulatory Clinic Scheduling at Princess Margaret Hospital” (Presented by Brendan Eagen). INFORMS Annual conference, Austin, TX, Nov. 8, 2010.
  144. “Medical Tourism: Can Developed Countries Compete on Quality with Developing Countries?” (Presented by Hossein Abouee Mehrizi). INFORMS Annual conference, Austin, TX, Nov. 8, 2010.
  145. “Operations Research: Applications in Healthcare” Tutorial presented at the NSERC CREATE Ph.D. Workshop, Montreal, QC, June 18, 2010.
  146. “NSERC hSITE Strategic Grant Research Review: Theme 1 – The Emergency Department” Presented at the annual hSITE Researchers Day, Montreal, QC, June 4, 2010.
  147. “Developing Simulations for Strategic Decision-Making: Local Health Integration Network Simulation Model” Presented by Ali Esensoy at the CORS National conference, Edmonton, AB, May 27, 2010.
  148. “A Generic Simulation Model to Improve Procedure Scheduling in Endoscopy Suites” Presented by Deborah Loach at the CORS National conference, Edmonton, AB, May 27, 2010.
  149. “Using computer simulation to model patient flow: A Decision Support tool for orthopaedic surgery” Presented at the CIHR Symposium on Patient Journey Modelling, UOIT, May 19, 2010.
  150. “Healthcare Engineering: or Who Let the Engineer into the Hospital?” Presented to the Society of Mechanical Engineers Toronto Chapter, May 17, 2010.
  151. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for Healthcare Industry” Seminar at the Faculty of Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, May 13, 2010.
  152. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” Presented at the opening of the Health Care Modelling Centre, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, May 7, 2010.
  153. “Current Canadian Initiatives on Patient Choice” Presented at the Symposium on Patient Choice, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, May 6, 2010.
  154. “Modeling the Future of Canadian Cardiac Surgery Workforce Using System Dynamics” Invited seminar at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, May 4, 2010.
  155. “Health System Model & CE LHIN ‘Aging at Home Allocation Model’ Project Summaries” (with Ali Esensoy). Presented to the leadership for the Aging at Home Strategy of the Central East Local Health Integration Network, Ajax, Ont., April 13, 2010.
  156. “The use of discreet event simulations to guide best practice Deliverables” (with Sherry Weaver). Bone and Joint Canada Forum, Toronto, March 20, 2010.
  157. “Healthcare Engineering: Quantitative Decision Support Models for the Healthcare Industry” U of T MIE Departmental Seminar Series, Toronto, Feb. 12, 2010.
  158. Invited Presentations Before 2010

Conference Session Organizer

  1. “Modelling Care and Treatment of Chronic Diseases” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 15, 2016.
  2. “Challenges of Implementing OR in the Healthcare Industry” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 13, 2016.
  3. “Using OR to Model Healthcare Policy” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, November 2014.
  4. “Forecasting Challenges in Healthcare” CORS Annual Meeting, Ottawa ON, May 2014.
  5. “Healthcare Management” CORS Annual Meeting, Quebec City QC, May 2008.
  6. Canadian Healthcare Graduate Student Workshop, Montreal QC, May 2006.
  7. Healthcare cluster (9 sessions) CORS Annual Meeting, Montreal QC, May 2006.
  8. Healthcare cluster (8 sessions) CORS Annual Meeting, Halifax NS, May 2005.
  9. “Optimization in Healthcare” and “Simulation Modelling” INFORMS Conference, Denver CO, October 2004.
  10. “Scheduling” Health Applications Section, CORS/INFORMS Joint International Conference, Banff AB, May 2004.
  11. “Simulation Modelling in Healthcare – I” Health Applications Section, CORS/INFORMS Joint International Conference, Banff AB, May 2004.
  12. “Modelling Applications II” INFORMS conference, Atlanta GA, October 2003.
  13. “OR Applications in Health Care I & II” CORS, Vancouver BC, Jume 2003.
  14. “Modeling in the Acute Care Setting” Two sessions, INFORMS, San Jose CA, November 2002.
  15. “Emergency and Hospital Services” IFORS, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 8-12, 2002.
  16. “Modelling Applications in Health Care” and “Optimization Applications in Health Care” Invited organizer and chair, Sessions presented at INFORMS, Miami FL, November 2001.
  17. “Resource Utilization in Health Care” Invited organizer and chair, Session presented at INFORMS, San Antonio TX, November 2000.
  18. “Health Care Applications” Invited organizer and chair, Session presented at CORS, Edmonton AB, May 2000.
  19. “Timetabling” Invited organizer and chair, Session presented at IFORMS, Beijing, China, August 1999.
  20. “Health Applications” and “Timetabling” Invited organizer and chair, Sessions presented at Optimization Days, Montreal QC, May 1996.
  21. “Operations Research in Healthcare” Invited organizer and chair, Canadian Operational Research Society Conference: One session in Toronto ON, June 1992, two sessions in Montreal QC, May 1994, and one session in Calgary AB, May 1995.
  22. “Circuit Board Manufacture” Invited organizer and chair, Session presented at CORS/TIMS/ORSA Joint Meeting, Vancouver BC, May 1989.

 

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