HSyE Institute News

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Oct 16, 2018

HSyE Awarded $1.8M in AHRQ Funding to Combat Patient Misdiagnoses

James Benneyan, MIE Professor & Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, was awarded a $1.8M R18 award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (lead) for a Patient Safety Learning Lab (PSLL) to develop real-time predictive/detection models of patient misdiagnoses.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 16, 2018

HSyE Receives Funding for Continued Mitigation on U.S. Opioid Epidemic

James Benneyan, MIE Professor & Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, received a $450K NIH/NIDA award for “Model-Informed Understanding and Mitigation of the U.S. Opioid and Heroin Epidemic.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 27, 2017

Using System Engineering Models to Combat Opioid Use

MIE Professor James Benneyan is creating mathematical models to optimize where to have short- and long-term treatment facilities to combat the growing opiod crisis.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 02, 2016

HSyE to Collaborate on "Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments" Award

The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute (HSyE) will collaborate with Maine Medical Center on one of 8 “Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments” awards from ACGME.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 05, 2016

HSyE to Develop Better Methods to Detect Hospital Infection Outbreaks

HSyE and Duke Medical Center are partnering on a $2.5 million grant from the Agency of Healthcare Quality and Research to develop and test new statistical surveillance methods for detecting infection outbreaks in hospitals across the southeast United States.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 05, 2016

HSyE receives 5th center with Harvard School of Public Health and Boston health systems to create $4m AHRQ Patient Safety Learning Laboratory

Northeastern University's Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute (HSyE) in partnership with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has received its 5th federally-awarded research center in the past 5 years.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 30, 2015

HSyE featured in the November Cover Story of PRISM magazine

MIE Professor James Benneyan and the Healthcare Systems Engineering (HSyE ) Institute were featured on the cover of ASEE's PRISM journal for "Industrial Rx for Healthcare".

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 19, 2015

MS Student Wins INFORMS Operations Research Paper Competition

MS student Kyle Cunningham won the 2015 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Paper competition for "Alleviating competitive imbalances in NFL schedules: an integer-programming approach".

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering