Academic Papers

Patient Choice Analysis and Demand Prediction for a Health Care Diagnostics Company
Yue Zhang, Liping Liang, Emma Liu, Chong Chen, Derek Atkins
European Journal of Operational Research, May 2016

Modeling the Patient Journey from Injury to Community Reintegration for Persons with Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Canadian Centre
Argelio Santos, James Gurling, Marcel F. Dvorak, Vanessa K. Noonan, Michael G. Fehlings, Anthony S. Burns, Rachel Lewis, Lesley Soril, Nader Fallah, John T. Street, Lise Bélanger, Andrea Townson, Liping Liang, Derek Atkins
PLOS ONE, 2013

The Application of Operations Research Methodologies to the Delivery of Care Model for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: the Access to Care and Timing (ACT) Project
Vanessa K. Noonan, Lesley Soril, Derek Atkins, Rachel Lewis, Argelio Santos, Michael G. Fehlings, Anthony S. Burns, Anoushka Singh, Marcel Dvorak
Journal of Neurotrauma, September 2012

Residential Long-Term Care Capacity Planning: The Shortcomings of Ratio-Based Forecasts
Zhang Yue, Martin L. Puterman, Derek Atkins
Healthcare Policy, 2012

A Simulation Optimization Approach to Long-Term Care Capacity Planning
Zhang Yue, Martin Puterman, Matthew Nelson, Derek Atkins
Operations Research, March 2012

Secondary Complications in SCI Across the Continuum: Using Operations Research to Predict the Impact and Optimize Management Strategies
Derek Atkins, Vanessa K. Noonan, Argelio Santos, Rachel Lewis, Michael Fehlings, Anthony Burns, Marcel Dvorak
Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, January 2012

Modeling the Processes of Care for Patients with Traumatic SCI in British Columbia
Lesley Soril, Argelio Santos, Vanessa Noonan, Rachel Lewis, Anoushka Singh, Michael Fehlings, Derek Atkins, Marcel Dvorak
The Spine Journal, October 2011

Building a Health Progression Model to Evaluate Long-Term Outcomes for People with Spinal Cord Injury
A. Barnes, R. Lewis, V. Noonan, A. Santos, D. Atkins, A. Singh, A. Burns, L. Soril, M. Fehlings, B. Sun, J. Zhang S. Donald, A. Cheung, A. Townson, R. Willms, L. Belanger, J. Batke, J. Street, B. Kwon, M. Dvorak
Canadian Journal of Surgery, June 2011

Building a Discrete-Event Simulation Model to Assess and Investigate the System of Care in British Columbia for SCI Patients
J. Gurling, A. Santos, R. Lewis, V. Noonan, D. Atkins, L. Soril, A. Singh, M. Fehlings, A. Burns, B. Sun, S. Donald, A. Townson, R. Willms, L. Belanger, J. Batke, J. Street, B. Kwon, M. Dvorak
Canadian Journal of Surgery, June 2011

Reducing Surgical Ward Congestion Through Improved Surgical Scheduling and Uncapacitated Simulation
Derek Atkins, Martin L. Puterman, Neda Salehirad, Vincent Chow, Wenhai Huang
Production and Operations Management, May-June 2011

Surgical Block Scheduling in a System of Hospitals: an Application to Resource and Wait List Management in a British Columbia Health Authority
Derek Atkins, Mehmet Begen, Pablo Santibáñez
Health Care Management Science, March 2007

Improving the Efficiency of Hospital Porter Services, Part 1: Study Objectives and Results
Martin L. Puterman, Fredrik Odegaard, Li Chen, Ryan Quee
Journal for Healthcare Quality, January-February 2007

Designing an Efficient Hospital Porter System
Li Chen, Mats Gerschman, Fredrik Odegaard, David K. Puterman, Martin L. Puterman, Ryan Quee
Healthcare Quarterly, Longwoods Publishing, August 2005

Coffee, Tea, or...?: A Markov Decision Process Model for Airline Meal Provisioning
Jason H. Goto, Mark E. Lewis, Martin L. Puterman
Transportation Science, Vol. 38. No. 1, February 2004, pp. 107-118

Development of a Catch Allocation Tool Design for Production Planning at JS McMillan Fisheries
Mehmet Atilla Begen, Martin L. Puterman
INFOR, Vol. 31, No. 3, August 2003

Right on Queue: OR models improve passenger flows and customer service at Vancouver International Airport
Derek Atkins, Mehmet A. Begen, Bailey Kluczny, Anita Parkinson and Martin L. Puterman
OR/MS Today, April 2003

The Bayesian Newsvendors in Supply Chains with Unobserved Lost Sales
Arnab Bisi, David Glenn, Martin L. Puterman
December 2001

The Censored Newsvendor and the Optimal Acqusition of Information
Arnab Bisi, Xiaomei Ding, Martin L. Puterman
October 2000