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Vinod Sahney

University Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
334 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1970

Research & Scholarship Interests

Health care initiatives; industrial engineering; operations research
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Honors & Awards

  • 2003, National Academy of Engineering Member
  • 1997, Institute of Medicine Member
  • Fellow, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • 1985, Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Gilbreth Award for Lifetime Contribution to Industrial Engineering; Institute for Industrial
    and Systems Engineering

Selected Publications

  • A. Zeid , S. Kamarthi, V.K. Sahney "Research Issues in Patient Centric Healthcare", International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(1/2), 2014, 1-135
  • V.K. Sahney "Managing Implementation: The Unanswered Question, Frontiers of Health Services Management", 20(3), 2004, 29-36 
  • V.K. Sahney "Generating Management Research on Improving Quality", Health Care Management Review, 2(4), 2003, 335-347 
  • J.R. Griffith, V. Sahney, R.A. Mohr "Re-engineering Health Care: Building on CQI", Health Administration Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995

Related News

November 9, 2016

University Distinguished MIE Professor Vinod Sahney appointed to select national committee on "Ensuring Patient Access to Afford­able Drug Ther­a­pies".

December 3, 2012

MIE Professors James Benneyan & Vinod Sahney are 2 of the 10 people that will be honored at the 2013 Society of Health Systems conference for their significant contributions to the society and...

September 29, 2011

MIE Professor Vinod Sahney uses systems engineering principles to redesign the healthcare system to improve treatment, patient safety and quality of care.

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