Sameer Kumar

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Affiliation: University of St. Thomas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIPAA's effects on US healthcare
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:183-97. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Planning for avian flu disruptions on global operations: a DMAIC case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:197-215. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Globalization of health care delivery in the United States through medical tourism
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
    J Health Commun 17:177-98. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Eliminating US hospital medical errors
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:444-71. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining quality and efficiency of the U.S. healthcare system
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 24:366-88. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Six sigma tools in integrating internal operations of a retail pharmacy: a case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:115-33. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Specialty hospitals emulating focused factories: a case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:94-109. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Modeling hospital surgical delivery process design using system simulation: optimizing patient flow and bed capacity as an illustration
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:1-20. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Overcoming barriers to electronic medical record (EMR) implementation in the US healthcare system: A comparative study
    Sameer Kumar
    University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Health Informatics J 16:306-18. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Utilizing DMAIC six sigma and evidence-based medicine to streamline diagnosis in chest pain
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 19:107-16. 2010

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint HIPAA's effects on US healthcare
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:183-97. 2009
    ..This article aims to discuss Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's effects on documentation and patient care and future US healthcare options...
  2. ncbi request reprint Planning for avian flu disruptions on global operations: a DMAIC case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:197-215. 2012
    ..The author aims to assess the spread of avian flu, its impact on businesses operating in the USA and overseas, and the measures required for corporate preparedness...
  3. doi request reprint Globalization of health care delivery in the United States through medical tourism
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
    J Health Commun 17:177-98. 2012
    ..The implications from this study are clear: If the U.S. health care industry is unable to eliminate waste and inefficiency and thus curb rising costs, it will continue to lose surgical revenue to foreign health providers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Eliminating US hospital medical errors
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:444-71. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining quality and efficiency of the U.S. healthcare system
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 24:366-88. 2011
    ..S. healthcare system with those of other developed nations...
  6. doi request reprint Six sigma tools in integrating internal operations of a retail pharmacy: a case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:115-33. 2011
    ..This study was initiated to integrate information and enterprise-wide healthcare delivery system issues specifically within an inpatient retail pharmacy operation in a U.S. community hospital...
  7. ncbi request reprint Specialty hospitals emulating focused factories: a case study
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:94-109. 2010
    ..The focus is to discover whether specialty hospitals are more efficient than general hospitals; if so, how significant is the difference and also what can general hospitals do in light of the rising specialty hospitals...
  8. doi request reprint Modeling hospital surgical delivery process design using system simulation: optimizing patient flow and bed capacity as an illustration
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:1-20. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to design a surgical delivery process in a county hospital in the U.S where patient flow through a surgical ward is optimized...
  9. doi request reprint Overcoming barriers to electronic medical record (EMR) implementation in the US healthcare system: A comparative study
    Sameer Kumar
    University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Health Informatics J 16:306-18. 2010
    ..Implementation will require upfront costs including patient privacy that must be addressed early in the development process. Government structure, incentives and mandates are required for nationwide EMR system in the US...
  10. doi request reprint Utilizing DMAIC six sigma and evidence-based medicine to streamline diagnosis in chest pain
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 19:107-16. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Stage implementation of RFID in hospitals
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Technol Health Care 18:31-46. 2010
    ..The use of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology within the healthcare industry was researched and specific instances of implementation of this technology in the hospital environment were examined...
  12. doi request reprint Developing a global health diplomacy supply chain--a viable option for the United States to curb extremism
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    J Health Commun 14:674-89. 2009
    ..The analysis is valuable to policymakers considering the impacts of health diplomacy by utilizing supply chain management...
  13. ncbi request reprint RFID in the healthcare supply chain: usage and application
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:67-81. 2009
    ..And third, to describe the current state of RFID technology and to give practical information for managers in the healthcare sector to make sound decisions about the possible implementation of RFID technology within their organizations...
  14. ncbi request reprint RFID in healthcare: a Six Sigma DMAIC and simulation case study
    Peter B Southard
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:291-321. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to develop a business model to generate quantitative evidence of the benefits of implementing radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, limiting the scope to outpatient surgical processes in hospitals...
  15. doi request reprint U.S. healthcare fix: leveraging the lessons from the food supply chain
    Sameer Kumar
    University of St Thomas, Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Technol Health Care 21:125-41. 2013
    ..U.S. healthcare costs consistently outpace inflation, causing growing problems of affordability. This trend cannot be sustained indefinitely...
  16. doi request reprint Development of a hospital based menu driven clinician coding tool to implement quality reimbursement process in the U.S.--a cardiologist's diagnoses as an illustration
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403 2005, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:423-34. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint A modified Delphi methodology to conduct a failure modes effects analysis: a patient-centric effort in a clinical medical laboratory
    Peter B Southard
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 20:131-51. 2011
    ..The study found that the Delphi technique was very useful in overcoming 4 barriers encountered in conducting a failure modes effects analysis in a hospital's clinical medical laboratory and in achieving those goals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modeling patient flow operation of a US urban county hospital
    Sameer Kumar
    Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Technol Health Care 19:247-60. 2011
    ..This allows decision makers to visualize overall efficiencies through optimal bed capacity for peak patient flow of emergency and routine patients in a large healthcare delivery operation...