Research

  • Vassolo R, Mac Cawley A, Tortorella G, Fogliatto F, Tlapa D, Narayanamurthy G. Hospital Investment Decisions in Healthcare 4.0 Technologies: Scoping Review and Framework for Exploring Challenges, Trends, and Research Directions. J Med Internet Res 2021;23(8):e27571. link

  • Guilherme Luz Tortorella, Flavio Sanson Fogliatto, Vijaya Sunder M, Alejandro Mac Cawley Vergara & Roberto Vassolo (2021) Assessment and prioritisation of Healthcare 4.0 implementation in hospitals using Quality Function Deployment, International Journal of Production Research. link

  • Bertoni, V.B., Saurin, T.A., Fogliatto, F.S., Patriarca, R. & Falegnami, A. (2021). Monitor, anticipate, respond, and learn: Developing and interpreting a multilayer social network of resilience abilities. Safety Science, 136, p. 105148, 2021. link

  • Tortorella, G.L., Saurin, T.A., Fogliatto, F.S., Rosa, V.M, Tonetto, L.M. & Magrabi, F. (2021). Impacts of Healthcare 4.0 digital technologies on the resilience of hospitals. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 166, p. 120666. link

  • Benitez, G.B., Fogliatto, F.S., Faccin, C.S., Dora, J.M. & Torres, F.S. (2021). Productivity evaluation of radiologists interpreting computed tomography scans using statistical process control charts. Clinical Imaging, 77, p. 135-141. link

  • Santos, B.M., Fogliatto, F.S., Zani, C.M. & Peres, F.A.P. (2021). Approaches to the rationalization of surgical instrument trays: Scoping review and research agenda. BMC Health Services Research, 21. link

  • Blume, C.A., Brust-Renck, P.G., Rocha, M.K., Leivas, G., Neyeloff, J.L., Anzanello, M.J., Fogliatto, F.S., Bahia, L.R., Telo, G.H. & Schaan, B.D. (2021). Development and Validation of a Predictive Model of Success in Bariatric Surgery. Obesity Surgery. link

  • Guilherme Luz Tortorella, Flavio Sanson Fogliatto, Kleber Francisco Espôsto, Alejandro Francisco Mac Cawley, Roberto Vassolo, Diego Tlapa & Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy (2020) Healthcare costs’ reduction through the integration of Healthcare 4.0 technologies in developing economies, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. link

  • Kumar, M., Rich, N., Kumar, M. and Liu, Y. 2020. Creating highly reliable health care organisations through reverse exchanges. Supply Chain Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. link

  • Tortorella, G., Narayanamurthy, G., Godinho Filho, M., Staudacher, A. P., & Mac Cawley, A. F. (2020). Pandemic's effect on the relationship between lean implementation and service performance. Journal of Service Theory and Practice. link

  • Lindsay, C. F., Kumar, M. and Juleff, L. 2020. Operationalising lean in healthcare: the impact of professionalism. Production Planning and Control 31(8), pp. 629-643. link

  • Tortorella, G. L., Fogliatto, F. S., Mac Cawley Vergara, A., Vassolo, R., & Sawhney, R. (2020). Healthcare 4.0: trends, challenges and research directions. Production Planning & Control, 31(15), 1245-1260. link

  • Leite, H., Lindsay, C. and Kumar, M. 2020. COVID-19 outbreak: implications on healthcare operations. TQM Journal 33(1), pp. 247-256. link

  • Tortorella, G. L., Fogliatto, F. S., Espôsto, K. F., Mac Cawley Vergara, A., Vassolo, R., Tlapa Mendoza, D., & Narayanamurthy, G. (2020). Measuring the effect of Healthcare 4.0 implementation on hospitals’ performance. Production Planning & Control, 1-16. link

  • Tortorella, G. L., Fogliatto, F. S., Espôsto, K. F., Vergara, A. M. C., Vassolo, R., Mendoza, D. T., & Narayanamurthy, G. (2020). Effects of contingencies on healthcare 4.0 technologies adoption and barriers in emerging economies. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 156, 120048. link

  • Tlapa, D., Zepeda-Lugo, C. A., Tortorella, G. L., Baez-Lopez, Y. A., Limon-Romero, J., Alvarado-Iniesta, A., & Rodriguez-Borbon, M. I. (2020). Effects of lean healthcare on patient flow: a systematic review. Value in Health, 23(2), 260-273. link

  • Zepeda-Lugo, C., Tlapa, D., Baez-Lopez, Y., Limon-Romero, J., Ontiveros, S., Perez-Sanchez, A., & Tortorella, G. (2020). Assessing the Impact of Lean Healthcare on Inpatient Care: A Systematic Review. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(15), 5609. link

  • Calegari, R., Fogliatto, F. S., Lucini, F. R., Anzanello, M. J., & Schaan, B. D. (2020). Surgery scheduling heuristic considering OR downstream and upstream facilities and resources. BMC Health Services Research, 20, 1-11. link

  • Fogliatto, F. S., Anzanello, M. J., Tonetto, L. M., Schneider, D. S., & Muller Magalhães, A. M. (2020). Lean-healthcare approach to reduce costs in a sterilization plant based on surgical tray rationalization. Production Planning & Control, 31(6), 483-495. link

  • Yousefi, M., Yousefi, M. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2020). Simulation-based optimization methods applied in hospital emergency departments: A systematic review. Simulation-Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, 96, p. 791-806. link

  • Borges, G. A., Tortorella, G. L., Martínez, F., & Thurer, M. (2020). Simulation-based analysis of lean practices implementation on the supply chain of a public hospital. Production, 30. link

  • Lucini, F. R., Reis, M. A. D., Silveira, G. J. C. D., Fogliatto, F. S., Anzanello, M. J., Andrioli, G. G., ... & Schaan, B. D. A. (2020). Man vs. machine: Predicting hospital bed demand from an emergency department. PloS one, 15(8), e0237937. link

  • Fogliatto, F.S., Anzanello, M.J., Brust-Renck, P. & Soares, F. (2019). Decision Support for Breast Cancer Detection: Classification Improvement Through Feature Selection. Cancer Control, 26(1). link

  • Benitez, G.B., Da Silveira, G.J.C. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2019). Layout Planning in Healthcare Facilities: A Systematic Review. HERD. 12(3), p. 31-44. link

  • Callegaro, A.M., ten Caten, C.S., Jung, C.F., Tonetto, L.M. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2019). Healthcare Technology for Social Change: Development of an Innovative Rehabilitation Device. Design e Tecnologia, 9, p. 102-114. link

  • Augusto, B. P., & Tortorella, G. L. (2019). Literature review on Lean Healthcare implementation: assessment methods and practices. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 32(3), 285-306. link

  • Fogliatto, F. S., Tortorella, G. L., Anzanello, M. J., & Tonetto, L. M. (2019). Lean-Oriented Layout Design of a Health Care Facility. Quality Management in Healthcare, 28(1), 25-32. link

  • Da Silva, D.A., ten Caten, C.S., Dos Santos, R.P., Fogliatto, F.S. & Hsuan, J. (2019). Predicting the occurrence of surgical site infections using text mining and machine learning. PLOS ONE, 14(12), e0226272. link

  • Yousefi, M., Yousefi, M., Fathi, M. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2019). Patient visit forecasting in an emergency department using a deep neural network approach. Kybernetes, 49(9), p. 2335-2348. link

  • Fogliatto, F.S., Anzanello, M.J., Tortorella, G.L., Schneider, D.S.S., Pereira, C.G.R. & Schaan, B.D. (2018). A Six Sigma Approach to Analyze Time-to-Assembly Variance of Surgical Trays in a Sterile Services Department. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 40(3), e46-e53. link

  • Benitez, G.B., Fogliatto, F.S., Cardoso, R.B., Torres, F.S., Faccin, C.S. & Dora, M.J. (2018). Systematic Layout Planning of a Radiology Reporting Area to Optimize Radiologists’ Performance. Journal of Digital Imaging, 31, p. 193–200. link

  • Yousefi, M., Yousefi, M., Fogliatto, F. S., Ferreira, R. P. M., & Kim, J. H. (2018). Simulating the behavior of patients who leave a public hospital emergency department without being seen by a physician: a cellular automaton and agent-based framework. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 51(3). link

  • Lucini, F. R., Fogliatto, F. S., da Silveira, G. J., Neyeloff, J. L., Anzanello, M. J., Kuchenbecker, R. S., & Schaan, B. D. (2017). Text mining approach to predict hospital admissions using early medical records from the emergency department. International journal of medical informatics, 100, 1-8. link

  • Yousefi, M., Yousefi, M., Ferreira, R.P.M., Kim, J.H. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2018). Chaotic genetic algorithm and Adaboost ensemble metamodeling approach for optimum resource planning in emergency departments. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 84, p. 23-33. link

  • Esain, A.E., Aitken, J., Williams, S.J. and Kumar, M. 2016. Reverse exchange: classifications for public service SCM. Supply Chain Management, 21(2), 216-227. link

  • Calegari, R., Fogliatto, F.S., Lucini, F.R., Neyeloff, J., Kuchenbecker, R.S. & Schaan, B.D. (2016). Forecasting Daily Volume and Acuity of Patients in the Emergency Department. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. link

  • Dora, J.M., Torres, F.S., Gerchman, M. & Fogliatto, F.S. (2016). Development of a local relative value unit to measure radiologists’ computed tomography reporting workload. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 60, p. 714-719. link

  • Tortorella, G.L., Fogliatto, F.S., Anzanello, M.J., Marodin, G.A., Garcia, M. & Esteves, R.R. (2016). Making the value flow: application of value stream mapping in a Brazilian public healthcare organisation. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 28(13-14), p. 1544-1558. link

  • Lindsay, C. F., & Kumar, M. (2016). A lean healthcare journey: the Scottish Experience. Public Services Operations Management: A Research Companion. link