Friday, October 26, 2018

Key to improving MRI access is data-driven time management

New scheduling policies could double the number of patients able to access magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) testing within recommended waiting periods.

In a recent study involving analysis of 3.7 million anonymous patient records and computer simulations, management sciences researchers, led by Prof. Hossein Abouee Mehrizi, developed strategies that increased the proportion of patients receiving timely scans to 66 per cent from the current rate of 33 per cent.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Teaching innovation brings industry-sourced experiential learning opportunities to the classroom

Students in Shah's class

Umair Shah, a lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences has adopted an innovative approach to bridge the ‘industry-academe’ divide by piloting the use of the Riipen  platform at the University of Waterloo.