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Vinod Sahney

University Distinguished Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.3831

Research Focus

Health care initiatives; industrial engineering; operations research

Education

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1970

Honors & Awards

  • 2003, National Academy of Engineering Member
  • 1997, Institute of Medicine Member
  • Fellow, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • 1985, Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Gilbreth Award for Lifetime Contribution to Industrial Engineering; Institute for Industrial
    and Systems Engineering

Research Focus

Health care initiatives; industrial engineering; operations research

Department Research Areas

Healthcare Systems
Resilient Systems

Selected Publications

  • A. Zeid , S. Kamarthi, V.K. Sahney “Research Issues in Patient Centric Healthcare”, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(1/2), 2014, 1-135
  • V.K. Sahney “Managing Implementation: The Unanswered Question, Frontiers of Health Services Management”, 20(3), 2004, 29-36
  • V.K. Sahney “Generating Management Research on Improving Quality”, Health Care Management Review, 2(4), 2003, 335-347
  • J.R. Griffith, V. Sahney, R.A. Mohr “Re-engineering Health Care: Building on CQI”, Health Administration Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995

Faculty

Nov 09, 2016

Sahney Selected to National Committee on Affordable Drug Access

University Distinguished MIE Professor Vinod Sahney appointed to select national committee on "Ensuring Patient Access to Afford­able Drug Ther­a­pies".

Dec 03, 2012

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, […]

Sep 29, 2011

Correcting Healthcare

MIE Professor Vinod Sahney uses systems engineering principles to redesign the healthcare system to improve treatment, patient safety and quality of care.

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