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Congratulations RISE:2019 Winners

Congratulations to our engineering students who won awards at the RISE:2019 Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo!

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.

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.”

Prof. Benneyan's Opioid Research Featured in the Boston Herald

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research James Benneyan was featured in the Boston Herald article, “Group: Fentanyl to Fuel Opioid Deaths Five More Years.”

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.

Benneyan Receives NSF EAGER Grant

MIE Professor James Benneyan was awarded a $257K NSF EAGER grant for "Development and Validation of Analytic Spatial-Temporal Models to Help Study and Mitigate the National Opioid-Heroin Co-Epidemic".

Benneyan Featured in US News & World Report

MIE Professor & HSyE Executive Director James Benneyan gave a panel briefing to U.S. News and World Report about the progress and status on several National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Medicine reports from 2000-2010 about implementing systems engineering into U.S. healthcare and was featured in the article "To Improve Hospitals, Doctors Look to Toyota".

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.

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.

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.

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".

HSyE to Improve Veterans Healthcare with $2M in New Grants

The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute (HSyE) and its ongoing partnership with the VA was awarded $2M to improve access, safety, and treatment of U.S. veterans.

HSyE Awarded $1.7M and Graduates 7th Class of Students

HSyE recently graduated its 7th class of student interns and earlier this year was awarded $1.7M to implement "lean" Toyota Production System methods for the VA.

Message from MIE Chair

Learn about Northeastern University’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE).

HSyE receives $300K award from William T. Grant Foundation

HSyE received a 3-year $300,000 award from the William T. Grant Foundation to identify and evaluate strategies for more effectively translating research results into practice and policy

Improving Healthcare Access

MIE Professor James Benneyan was appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s new Optimizing Scheduling in Health Care Committee which will use systems engineering to improve healthcare access and scheduling across the country. 

HSyE Receives $4M Grant

The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, in collaboration with Brigham & Women’s, has received a $4M grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality to establish a patient safety center focused on integrating healthcare safety, information technology, systems engineering, & human factors expertise. 

$3.9M Grant for Child Autism

The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, led by James Benneyan, is one of the recipients of a $3.9M NIMH grant for the early detection and treatment of autism.

Passion for Quality Awarded

HSyE Research Associate Salah Haridy received the 2014 American Society for Quality’s Richard A. Freund International Scholarship for continued quality control research. 

Family Health Scare Leads to Healthcare Systems Engineering

Kendall Sanderson, BS, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering 2013—To the indus­trial engi­neering major, one of the most fas­ci­nating prob­lems to solve is the effi­cient routing of delivery trucks around the country. When Sanderson learned he could apply this skill to the health­care industry to pre­vent mis­takes like those made with his mother, he knew he’d found […]

‘All models are wrong, some are useful’

There are good models and there are bad models. For example, how many times have you pur­chased what amounted to be a garbage sack because it looked so much like a beau­tiful dress on the air­brushed model in the pic­ture online? If it’s half as many times as I have, then you know that models are […]

Proven systems engineering methods can cure complex healthcare challenges

Pro­fessor James Ben­neyan remarked he some­times feels like the Maytag repairman, standing by with tools that can help fix healthcare’s prob­lems. The dif­fer­ences between Ben­neyan and “Ol’ Lonely” are that the machine he’s working on is actu­ally broken and while he’s actively helping numerous orga­ni­za­tions, he wishes the phone would ring more. As founding director of Northeastern’s Health­care Sys­tems […]

Northeastern hosts meeting of healthcare fellows

“Health­care sys­tems in the U.S. are a mess in every dimen­sion,” said pro­fessor James Ben­neyan, founder and director of Northeastern’s Health­care Sys­tems Engi­neering Insti­tute. In opening remarks at the annual Health­care Improve­ment Scholars Meeting on Tuesday at North­eastern, Ben­neyan noted that part of the solu­tion to fixing the floun­dering health­care system lies in the col­lab­o­ra­tion of  […]

Honoring Contributions

MIE Professors James Benneyan & Vinod Sahney are 2 of the 10 people that will be honored at the 2013 Society of Health Systems conference for their significant contributions to the society and healthcare IE profession. Northeastern University’s Healthcare Systems Engineering (HSyE) program is a university-level Institute that has focused on improving healthcare efficiency, quality, […]

Benneyan Wins 3rd Center

MIE Professor James Benneyan was awarded an $8M Health Care Innovation Award to establish a Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute at Northeastern by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. James Benneyan is a leading authority on healthcare systems engineering, founding director of two federally-awarded healthcare engineering centers, and professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations […]

Benneyan Becomes IIE Fellow

MIE Professor James Benneyan was selected to become a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers for his significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial engineering. Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IIE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of […]

Engineering Patient Care

MIE Professor James Benneyan is working with the Boston-based Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT) to use system engineering methods to make healthcare safer and more efficient.

Benneyan Wins Best Paper

MIE Professor James Benneyan and Jordan Peck won the best paper award at the 2011 Technology Management and Policy Graduate Consortium for “Using Prediction to Improve Patient Flow in a Health Care Delivery Chain”.

Benneyan is Keynote Speaker

MIE Professor James Benneyan gave the keynote speaker address on the quality and safety of the US healthcare system for the American Society for Healthcare Engineer’s PDC Annual Conference.

Congratulations COE Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards.

Receiving the Highest Honor

MIE Professor James Benneyan has been awarded the Smalley President’s Award, the highest honor from the Society for Health Systems for his lifelong service to the healthcare IE profession.

Benneyan Joins Forces

MIE Associate Professor James Benneyan, has received $232K from the National Science Foundation to join the Center for Healthcare Organization Transformation (CHOT), which is currently hosted by Texas A&M and Georgia Tech.

NEHCEP is Newest Engineering Center

The New England Healthcare Engineering Partnership (NEHCEP), led by MIE professor James Benneyan, will use engineering methods to improve the VA health care system to provide better overall care.

COE to gain new Center for Healthcare Systems Engineering

MIE Associate Professor, James C. Benneyan, will be the Executive Director of the New England Healthcare Systems Engineering Research Center. The center is funded by the US Dept of Veterans Affairs and will receive $3.4M/yr.