Publications

Working Paper
PDF
Saghafian, S., N. Trichakis, R. Zhu, and H. Shih (M.D.). Working Paper. “Joint Patient Selection and Scheduling under No-Shows: Theory and Application in Proton Therapy”.
PDF
Saghafian, S., R. Imanirad, and S.J. Traub (M.D.). Working Paper. “Do Physicians Influence Each Other's Performance?Evidence from the Emergency Department”.
PDF
PDF
Rasouli, M., and S. Saghafian. Working Paper. “Robust Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes”.
PDF
Saghafian, S., B.T. Tomlin, and S. Biller. Working Paper. “The Internet of Things and Information Fusion: Who Talks to Who?”.
PDF
Saghafian, S., R. Imanirad, and S.J. Traub (M.D.). Working Paper. “Who Is an Effective and Efficient Physician? Evidence from Emergency Medicine”.
PDF
Kilinc, D., S. Saghafian, and S.J. Traub (M.D.). Working Paper. “Dynamic Assignment of Patients to Primary and Secondary Inpatient Units: Is Patience a Virtue?”.
PDF
2020
PDF
Munshi, V.N., S. Saghafian, C.B. Cook (M.D.), T.K. Werner, and H.A. Chakkera (M.D.). 2020. “Comparison of Post-Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus Incidence and Risk Factors between Kidney and Liver Transplantation Patients.” PLOS ONE 15 (1): 1-12 (e0226873). Publisher's Version
PDF
Munshi, V.N., S. Saghafian, C.B. Cook, D. Steidley, B. Hardaway, and H.A. Chakkera. 2020. “Incidence, Risk Factors, and Trends for Post-Heart Transplantation Diabetes Mellitus.” The American Journal of Cardiology 125 (3): 436-440. Publisher's Version
PDF
PDF
Boloori, A., S. Saghafian, H.A. Chakkera (M.D.), and C.B. Cook (M.D.). 2020. “Data-Driven Management of Post-Transplant Medications: An Ambiguous Partially Observable Markov Decision Process Approach.” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Publisher's Version
PDF
2019
Saghafian, S., and W.J. Hopp. 2019. “The Role of Quality Transparency in Health Care: Challenges and Potential Solutions.” National Academy of Medicine. Publisher's Version
PDF
Bren, A., and S. Saghafian. 2019. “Data-Driven Percentile Optimization for Multi-Class Queueing Systems with Model Ambiguity: Theory and Application.” INFORMS Journal on Optimization 1 (4): 267-287. Publisher's Version
PDF
2018
Hodgson (M.D.), N.R., S. Saghafian, L. Mi, M.R. Buras, E.D. Katz (M.D.), J.M. Pines (M.D.), L. Sanchez (M.D.), S. Silvers (M.D.), S.A. Maher (M.D.), and S.J. Traub (M.D.). 2018. “Are Testers Also Admitters? Comparing Emergency Physician Resource Utilization and Admitting Practices.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine 36 (10): 1865-1869. Publisher's Version
PDF
Traub (M.D.), S.J., S. Saghafian, A.C. Bartley (M.D.), M.R. Buras (M.D.), C.F. Stewart (M.D.), and B.T. Kruse (M.D.). 2018. “The Durability of Operational Improvements with Rotational Patient Assignment.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine 36 (8): 1367-1371.
PDF
Traub (M.D.), S.J., S. Saghafian, K. Judson (M.D.), C. Russi (M.D.), B. Madsen (M.D.), S. Cha (M.S), H.C. Tolson, L.D. Sanchez (M.D.), and J.M. Pines (M.D.). 2018. “Interphysician Differences in Emergency Department Length of Stay.” Journal of Emergency Medicine 54 (5): 702-710.
PDF
  • INFORMS 2015 Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Best Paper Competition (Honorable Mention)
PDF
Saghafian, S, W.J Hopp, S.M.R. Iravani, Y. Cheng, and D. Diermeier. 2018. “Workload Management in Telemedical Physician Triage and Other Knowledge-Based Service Systems.” Management Science 64 (11): 5180-5197. Publisher's Version
PDF

Pages