Health Services Research Colloquium

Health Services Research Colloquium – Spring 2014

Monday, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m. (118 Keller Building)
*Please note time and room change above**

Sponsored by Health Policy and Administration and the Center for Health Care and Policy Research

Remote locations can participate in the colloquium lectures via your own computer by accessing the Adobe Connect URL:

Dial-in phone number for audio: 865-9999 (unless otherwise noted)


January 27, 2014
Piya Priyantha Devapriya
Manager Analytics and Operations Research, Clinical Innovation, Geisinger Medical Center
Title: “Applications of Industrial Engineering in Improving Healthcare

February 10, 2014
Tim Vogus
Associate Professor of Management, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management
Title: “Creating Highly Reliable Health Care Organizations

March 3, 2014
Rich Hirth
Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Title: “The Clinical and Economic Impact of an Innovative "Clinically Nuanced" Benefit Design for Connecticut State Employees"

March 24, 2014
Anna Siniako
Research Scientist, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
Title: "Do Tiered Networks Steer Patients to Higher Value Physicians?"

April14, 2014
Cynthia Chuang
Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center
Title: "Applying for PCORI Funding"
Dial-In Phone Number: 863-0033

April 28, 2014
Teresa Waters
Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center
Title: "Impact of Medicare’s Nonpayment for Hospital Acquired Conditions: Lessons for Future Policy?”