ISyE Seminar Series: Dr. Yu-Li Huang
"Applying Operations Research and System Engineering Principles to Improve Clinical Practice"
Dr. Yu-Li Huang
Senior Associate Consultant, Scientific Director for the Applied Operations Research program, and an Associate Professor of Health Care Systems Engineering
3:30 pm - Seminar
4:30 pm - Reception, cookies and coffee (Keller Hall, room 3-176)
About the seminar:
This presentation demonstrates how operation research thinking and system engineering techniques can improve operational efficiency that leads to better service quality, staff satisfaction, and financial gain at Mayo Clinic. Three selected projects will be presented:
- Chemotherapy Patient Scheduling Template Optimization
- Proton Therapy Real-Time Gatekeeper Logic Development
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure Providers Matching
Dr. Yu-Li Huang is a Senior Associate Consultant, Scientific Director for the Applied Operations Research program, and an Associate Professor of Health Care Systems Engineering at Mayo Clinic. He received his PhD, MSE, and BSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. He joined Mayo Clinic since 2015 and has worked on number of process improvement projects using operations research, data science, and system engineering principles. His research interest focuses on outpatient scheduling redesign and staffing and space utilization optimization to improve patient access to care and treatment quality as well as financial performance. Prior to joining Mayo, Dr. Huang was a faculty member in an Industrial Engineering Department at New Mexico State University, an analyst for an industrial supplier and an engineer in a manufacturing system.