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James Benneyan

Professor and Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Program and the Center for Health Organization Transformation



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Northeastern students tackle healthcare

At the bian­nual meeting of the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion Center for Health Orga­ni­za­tions Trans­for­ma­tion, grad­uate stu­dents from pro­fessor James Benneyan’s Health­care Sys­tems Engi­neering Insti­tute pre­sented the results of inter­dis­ci­pli­nary projects aimed at fixing the health­care system.

Center for Health Organization Transformation

Proven systems engineering methods can cure complex healthcare challenges

Pro­fessor James Benneyan’s team at the Health­care Sys­tems Engi­neering Insti­tute is starting to save health­care sys­tems mil­lions of dol­lars by solving some of their most com­plex challenges.

James Benneyan

Family’s health scare helps student find calling

Indus­trial engi­neering major Kendall Sanderson studies how to use sys­tems engi­neering to stream­line the health­care industry.


At the edge of a cliff, health care must evolve quickly

Dr. Donald M. Berwick, the former admin­is­trator of Medicare and Med­icaid Ser­vices and a staunch reform advo­cate, spoke at North­eastern about the future of America’s health-​​care system.

Engineering new health-​​care solutions

North­eastern hosted a meeting of CIMIT, a con­sor­tium of Boston-​​area teaching hos­pi­tals, uni­ver­si­ties and research labs that works to bring tech­nology solu­tions to health care.

Photo by Casey Bayer.

Taking health care solutions to new heights

Dr. Vinod Sahney focuses on using the prin­ci­ples of sys­tems engi­neering to improve treat­ment, patient safety and quality of care.

Photo by Christopher Huang.

Bringing the ‘human element’ to engineering

North­eastern hosts con­fer­ence that explores how engi­neering solu­tions can help repair the U.S. health-​​care system

Photo by Mary Knox Merrill.

Northeastern leads partnership to improve VA health care processes

New Vet­erans Engi­neering Research Center to develop and imple­ment indus­trial engi­neering methods for health care systems

Northeastern University Receives Grant to Raise Environmental Awareness with Computer Simulation Game

National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion Grant to Aid Unique Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Effort Boston, Mass. – North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has received a $498,803 grant from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion (NSF) to assess next gen­er­a­tion learning through […]

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Use of Mathematical Programming in the Analysis of Constrained and Unconstrained Industrial Experiments

(with P. Kraus and N. Mackertich) Quality Engineering, 12(3):395-406, 2000.


Development of a Web-Based Multi-Facility Healthcare Surveillance Information System: Distributed Process Monitoring via the Internet

with D. Satz, and S. Flowers) Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 14(3):19-26, 2000.

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