Expertise Summary

Expert on hospital efficiency, and ways to reduce health care costs


  • hospital and health care operations and improvement
  • reducing health care costs
  • health care cost factors
  • hospital productivity
  • patient flow, including that of surgery patients
  • surgery scheduling
  • operating room efficiency and turnover time
  • safety net hospitals and their efficiency
  • management engineering in health care

Additional Information

  • Frequent speaker at health care industry meetings
  • Active in the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Society for Health Systems
  • Contractor to the Veterans Administration and the State of California
  • Fulbright Distinguished Scholar