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Ross, Barry
Industrial Engineering
Ross, Barry
Health Systems Engineering Certificate Program Director
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MBA in Health Systems Administration, Wagner College

  • Administrative Residency performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City

MSIE, Newark College of Engineering

BSIE, Newark College of Engineering

Examiner, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

Examiner, Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) 

 

SHS Recognized Individual for significant contributions to the society over the years (2013)

HIMSS’ 50 in 50 Award for being one of the 10 most influential professionals during the 1970s decade to contribute to the field of healthcare information technology and management systems (2011)

HIMSS Distinguished Fellows Award (2010)

HIMSS/SHS Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement Award (2009)

State of Wisconsin Merit Award for contributions to improve state government operations (UW Hospital/Center for Health Sciences)

Tau Beta PI

Alpha Pi Mu

Ross, Barry T. and Bopaya Bidanda, A Brief History of Health Systems Engineering – Its Early Years through 1989: An Industrial Engineering Perspective, IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 4:217-229, November 2014.

Ross, B., Healthcare Administration Students Are Provided Real-World Exposure, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, August 2010.

Ross, B. T., A Call for Patient-Directed Quality Improvement: A Patient Perspective, ADVANCE e-Newsletter, September 09, 2009 .

Ross, B. T., Patient Invoked Process Improvement: Part I, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, March 2009.

Ross, B. T., Patient Invoked Process Improvement: Part II, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, April 2009.

Ross, B., HIMSS and Its Beginnings, ADVANCE for Healthcare Information Executives, April 2007.

Ross, B., Pittsburgh: The Roots of HIMSS, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, February 2007.

Ross, B. T., Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Presents 2006 Annual Conference & Exhibition, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, April 2006.

Ross, B. T., WPHIMSS Announces 2006 Board of Directors, Annual Educational Event on March 2, Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, February 2006.

Ross, B. and D, Saller, Business Continuity: Serving and Surviving, Pittsburgh Hospital News, March 2002.

Ross, B. T., Benchmarking: The Starting Point on the Road to Hospital Viability, Pittsburgh Hospital News, March 1996.

Ross, B. T., Consultant Shares Insight on Business Process Reengineering, Pittsburgh Hospital News, October 1995.

Ross, B. T., et. al., Guide to Effective Health Care Management Engineering, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Chicago, 1995.

Ross, B. T., Hospital Management Engineering:  An Approach to Survival, Pittsburgh Hospital News, August 1994.

Ross, B. T., Implementation of A Centralized Multi-Hospital Food Production Process, Society for Health Systems News, 5: 4-5, Spring 1992.

Ross, B. T. and L. Strumpf,  A Cook/Chill/Rethermalization vs. Cook/Serve Decision Process Model for  Hospital Nutrition Services.   Chicago: American Hospital Association, 1988.

Ross, B. T., Hospital Management Systems Society (HMSS), "Healthcare Computing & Communications” 1:35, June 1984.

Ross, B. T., et al., Establishing an In-House Management Engineering Program.  Chicago: American Hospital Association, 1983.

Ross, B. T., The Making of a Successful Automated Materials Distribution System, Health Facility Design Using Quantitative Techniques. A Collection of Case Studies. Chicago: American Hospital Association, 1982  pp.27-44.

Ross, B. T., F. Cheung and D. Zilz, An Automated Materials Handling System,  Hospital Management Engineering, comp. Harold E. Smalley. Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1982.  pp.283+.

Ross, B. T. and F. Cheung, Planning for a Hospital Automated Materials Handling System, Proceedings of the Clearinghouse for Hospital Management Engineering Forum on Materials Management Systems.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, 1979.  pp. 87-105.

Ross, B. T. and F. Cheung, Simulation Study of A Hospital Automated Materials Handling System, Proceedings of The Eleventh Annual Simulation Symposium.  Tampa: Annual Simulation Symposium, 1978.  pp.115-144.

Ross, B. T., Productivity and Labor Costs: A Contemporary Hospital Problem, Proceedings of the 1976 Spring Annual Conference of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, Norcross, Georgia:  American Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1976.  pp.155-163.

Ross, B. T., A Labor Monitoring System Employed by the Mount Sinai Hospital, Proceedings of Forum on Manpower Control Systems. Richmond: National Cooperative Services Center for Hospital Management Engineering, 1975.  pp.105-135.

Ross, B. T., Computerized System Aids Staffing in Strikes, Hospitals, JAHA, 49: 50-52, September 16, 1975.

Ross, B. T., Labor Monitoring Reflects Operation, Hospitals, JAHA, 49: 151-154, March 16, 1975.

Ross, B., et. al., Lean Manufacturing Expertise Applied to Healthcare, webinar presentation to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, October 27, 2009.

Ross, B. T.,  Improving Operating Room Utilization and Surgeon Satisfaction through a TQM Approach, Presentation at Quest for Quality and Productivity in Health Services Conference, Chicago, September 24, 1991.

Ross, B. T.,  A TQM Approach to Determine Food Preparation System for Hospital Nutritional Services, Presentation at Quest for Quality and Productivity in Health Services Conference, Chicago, September 24, 1991.

Ross, B. T., A Cook/Chill/Rethermalization vs. Cook/Serve Decision Process Model for Hospital Nutrition Services,  Presentation at Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation Conference "Dietary Services in the 90's", Boston, February 1, 1990.

Ross, B. T. and E. Schachinger, Automated Materials Distribution Systems, Presentation at Middle Atlantic Health Congress, Atlantic City, May 17, 1988.

Ross, B .T.,  Productivity Standards for Food Service Departments, Presentation University of Wisconsin Conference “Managing a Food Service Department under Prospective Payment Systems & DRGs”, Madison, March 22, 1984.

Ross, B. T. and F. Cheung, Simulation Study of A Hospital Automated Materials Handling System, Presentation at The Eleventh Annual Simulation Symposium.  Tampa: Annual Simulation Symposium, 1978.