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Research Interests


Topics: Worker/Team/Firm Productivity, Quality, Capacity Management, Learning, Behavioral Operations

Domains: Hospital / Clinic, Medical Decision Making, Technology Adoption, Health P​olicy

Methods: Classical, Structural, Bayesian Econometrics; Choice Models; Empirical Process Modeling


Papers


  1. KC, Diwas. 2017. “Heuristic Thinking in Patient Care” (2nd round review at Management Science)

 

2.      KC, Diwas, Brad Staats, Maryam Kouchaki, and Francesca Gino. 2017.  “Task Completion Bias” (2nd round review at Management Science)

 

3.      Kim, TI and Diwas KC. 2017. “Hospital Advertising”   (2nd round review at Marketing Science)

4.      Kim, TI and Diwas KC. 2017. “Does Viagra Advertising Produce More Babies?” (2nd round review at Management Science)

5.      KC, Diwas, Sriram Venkataraman, and TI Kim. 2018. “Are Patients Patient? Hospital Choice  under Universal Healthcare” (under review at Management Science)

6.      Batt, Bob, Diwas KC, Brad Stats, and Brian Patterson. 2017 “How do Shift Handovers Impact ED Performance?” (under review at POMS)

7.      Ward, M., KC, D. S., Jenkins, C., Liu, D.,  Padaki, A., and J. M. Pines 2016 “Inter-Provider Variation in Prescription in the Emergency Department” (under review at Annals of Emergency Medicine)

 

8.      KC, Diwas. 2017. “Econometric Methods in Healthcare Operations” (Chapter in Handbook on Healthcare Operations), forthcoming

 

9.      KC, Diwas and Christian Terwiesch. 2017 “Benefits of Surgical Smoothing and Spare Capacity: An Econometric Analysis of Patient Flow” Production and Operations Management, forthcoming        

10.  Staats, Brad, KC, Diwas, and Francesca Gino. 2017. “Maintaining Beliefs in the Face of Negative News: The Moderating Role of Experience” Management Science, forthcoming

 

11.  Osadchiy, Nikolay and Diwas KC. 2017. “Are Patients Patient? The Role of Time to Appointment on Patient Flow” Production and Operations Management

·         Finalist for POMS best paper award in Healthcare

 

  1. KC, Diwas. 2014. “Does Multi-Tasking Improve Performance? Evidence from the Emergency Department”  M&SOM  16(2) , 168-183
    • Finalist, M&SOM journal best paper award
    • Lead Article
    • Finalist for the POMS best paper award in Healthcare

  2. KC, Diwas, Brad Staats and Francesca Gino. 2013. “Learning from My Success and from Others’ Failure: Evidence from Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”  Management Science

  3. KC, Diwas and Brad Staats. 2012. “Accumulating a Portfolio of Experience: The Effect of Focal and Related Tasks on Surgeon Performance” M&SOM 14 (4) 618-633.

  4. Terwiesch, Christian, Kahn, Jeremy and Diwas KC. 2011. “Working with Capacity Limitations: Operations Management in Critical Care” Critical Care 15:308

  5. KC, Diwas and Christian Terwiesch. 2011. “The Effect of Focus on Performance: Evidence from California Hospitals,” Management Science 57(11) 1897-1912
    • Lead Article

  6. KC, Diwas and Christian Terwiesch. 2011. “An Econometric Analysis of Patient Flows in the Cardiac ICU,” M&SOM.
    • Honorable mention in the M&SOM paper competition. An extended abstract of this paper was published in M&SOM. 11(1) 185-188.
    • Finalist, M&SOM journal best paper award

  7. KC, Diwas and Christian Terwiesch. 2009. “Impact of Work Load on Service Time and Patient Safety: An Econometric Analysis of Hospital Operations,” Management Science. 55(9) 1486-1498

 

 

 

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

19.  Role of Prescription Verification on Opioid Seeking Behavior

20.  Individual and Organizational Learning

 

21.  Workload Unpacked: Decoupling Individual Worker and System Level Effects

22. Impact of Universal Healthcare on Frequent Fliers: Evidence from Massachusetts