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New England VERC Journal Articles

  1. Peng, Y., Erdem E., Shi J., Masek C., Woodbridge P. Large-scale assessment of missed opportunity risks in a complex hospital setting. Inform Health Soc Care. 2016; 41(2): 112-127.
  2. Chang, M.G., Desotto, K., Taibi, P., Troeschel, S. A Systems Engineering and Decision-Support Tool to Enhance Care of Veterans Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. Federal Practioner. 2016; 33 (Suppl 1): 59s-62s.
  3. Kuhn, H., Park, A., Lukesh, W., Rose, A. Proportion of work appropriate for pharmacy technicians in anticoagulation clinics. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016; 73(5): 322-327.
  4. McCullough, M.B., Solomon, J.L., Petrakis, B.A., Park, A.M., Ourth, H., Morreale, A.P., Rose, A.J. Balancing collaborative and independent practice roles in clinical pharmacy: a qualitative research study. Ann Pharmacoth. 2015; 49(2): 189-195.
  5. Watts, B., Shiner, B., Cully, J., Gilman, S., Benneyan, J., Eisenhauer, W.   Health Systems Engineering Fellowship: Curriculum and Program Development. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2014; 30(2): 161-166.
  6. Ah-Haque, S., Ceyhan, M.E., Chan, S.H., Nightingale, D.J. Responding to traveling patients' seasonal deman for health care services. Mil Med. 2015; 180(1): 111-117.
  7. Shiner, B., Tang, C., Trapp, A.C., Konrad, R., Bar-On, I., Watts, B.V. The provision of mental health treatment after screening: exploring the relationship between treatment setting and treatment intensity. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014; 36(6): 581-588.
  8. Kim, B., Shaikh, O., Rose, A. Examining Warfarin Dosing Decisions to Improve Anticoagulation Management. Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 2014; 30(5): 168-174.
  9. Landow, S., Mateus, A., Korgavkar, K., Nightingale, D., Weinstock, M. Teledermatology: Key factors associated with reducing face-to-face dermatology visits. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2014; 71(3): 570-576.
  10. Musdal, H., Shiner, B., Chen, T., Ceyhan, M., Watts, B.V., Benneyan, J. In-Person and Video-Based Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Veterans: A Location-Allocation Model. Military Medicine. 2014; 179(2), 150-156.
  11. Rust. T., Archambeault, C., Triplett, S., Kim, B., Kartha, A. Supporting the spread of systems engineering in healthcare: A partnership for teaching patient safety residents. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries. 2014; 24(5): 490-497.
  12. Peck J, Gaehde S,  Nightingale D, Gelman D, Huckins D, Lemons M, Dickson E,  Benneyan J. Generalizability Of A Simple Approach For Predicting Hospital Admission From An Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013; 20:1156–1163.
  13. Watts, B..V, Shiner, B., Ceyhan, M.E., Musdal, H., Sinangil, S., Benneyan, J. Health Systems Engineering as an Improvement Strategy: A Case Example Using Location-Allocation Modeling. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2013; 35(3): 35-40.
  14. Shiner, B., D’Avolio, L.W., Nguyen, T.M., Zayed, M.H., Young-Xu, Y., Desai, R.A., Schnurr, P.P., Fiore, L.D., Watts, B.V. Measuring Use of Evidence Based Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Administration and Policy in Mental Health. 2013; 18(3): 698-701.
  15. Kim, B., Elstein, Y., Shiner, B., Konrad, R., Pomerantz, A.S., Watts, B.V. Use Of Discrete Event Simulation To Improve A Mental Health Clinic. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2013; 35(6): 668-670. 
  16. Watts, B.V., Van Citters, D., Shiner, B., Mills, P.D. Developing Unique Engineering Solutions to Improve Patient Safety. Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 2012; 3(3), 431-442.
  17. Zubkoff, L., Shiner, B., Pomerantz, A.P., Watts, B.V. Usefulness of Symptom Feedback to Providers in an Integrated Primary Mental Health Care Clinic. Psychiatric Services. 2012;63(1):91-3.
  18. Shiner, B., D'Avolio, L.W., Nguyen, T.M., Zayed, M.H., Watts, B.V., Fiore, L. Automated classification of psychotherapy note text: implications for quality assessment in PTSD care. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012; 18(3): 698-701.
  19. Peck, J., Benneyan, J.C., Nightingale, D., Gaehde, S. Predicting Emergency Department Inpatient Admissions to Improve Same-day Patient Flow. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2012; 19(9): 1045-1054.
  20. Benneyan, J.C., Musdal, H., Ceyhan, M.E., Shiner, B., Watts, B.V. Specialty Care Single and Multi-Period Service Location-Allocation Models Within the Veterans Health Administration. Socio Economic Planning Sciences. 2012; 46(2): 136-48.
  21. Shiner, B., Watts, B.V., Traum, M.K., Huber, S.J., Young-Xu. Y. Does the Veterans Affairs depression measure predict quality care? Jt. Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011; 37(4): 170-177.
  22. Luk, B.V., Shiner, B., Watts, B.V., Zubkoff, L., Schlosser, J.E. Strategies to improve compensation and pension timeliness: lessons learned from high-performing facilities. Mil Med. 2010; 175(12): 978-982.
  23. Peck, J., Nightingale, D., Kim, S-G. Axiomatic approach for efficient healthcare system design and optimization. CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology. 2010; 59: 469-472.