Edieal Jacob Pinker

Deputy Dean and BearingPoint Professor of Operations Research

Research Organizations

School of Public Health

Selected Publications

  • Determining the Optimal Configuration of Hospital In-patient Rooms in the Presence of Isolation Patients “Determining the Optimal Configuration of Hospital In-patient Rooms in the Presence of Isolation Patients” (with T. Tezcan) 2013. Operations Research 61 (6) pp.1259-1276.
  • Effects of reservation level for urgent cases on delays and overtime in primary care office practices “Effects of reservation level for urgent cases on delays and overtime in primary care office practices” (with G. Dobson and S. Hasija) 2011. POMS 20(3) pp. 456-73.
  • A Model of ICU Bumping “A Model of ICU Bumping” (with G. Dobson and H. Lee) 2010. Operations Research 58 (6)pp 1564-1576.
  • Work Expands to Fill the Time Available: Capacity Estimation and Optimal Staffing Under Parkinson’s Law “Work Expands to Fill the Time Available: Capacity Estimation and Optimal Staffing Under Parkinson’s Law” (with S. Hasija, S. and R. Shumsky) 2010. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 12 (1)pp 1-18.
  • Division of Labor in Medical Office Practices "Division of Labor in Medical Office Practices” (with G. Dobson, and R.L. Van Horn) 2009. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management11 (3) pp 525-537.
  • Gatekeepers and Referrals in Services "Gatekeepers and Referrals in Services" (with R. Shumsky) 2003. Management Science 49 (7) pp 839-856.
  • Can OR/MS be a Change Agent in Healthcare “Can OR/MS be a Change Agent in Healthcare?”2012. (Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Special Issue on Healthcare).
  • Delegating Work in Primary Care: A False Ideal? “Delegating Work in Primary Care: A False Ideal?” (with G. Dobson) 2009, Journal of Medical Practice Management 25 (3)pp 173-76.

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