Call for Papers

Engineering Management Journal - Special Issue on Healthcare Systems

Special Issue Editors: Elizabeth (Beth) A. Cudney, Missouri University of Science and Technology, EMJ associate editor; Jamison (Jami) V. Kovach, University of Houston, EMJ associate editor.

Manuscript Submission: May 30, 2014
Tentative Publication: September 2015

The Engineering Management Journal is a refereed publication and is the official journal of the American Society for Engineering Management. The aim of this special issue on healthcare systems is to contribute to the existing body of knowledge and provide new insights/perspectives on the future implications of current research for engineering managers. Prospective authors are encouraged to employ a variety of methods in healthcare systems (including both physical and behavioral/mental healthcare) through theoretical and empirical research investigations. Papers sought should include research and practical descriptions related, but not limited, to topics regarding healthcare systems, such as:

  • Continuous improvement
  • Management and leadership
  • Operations
  • Process design/redesign
  • Quality/process improvement
  • Readmissions
  • Screening and early prevention
  • Technology development and implementation
  • Other related topics

More information for authors can be found on the EMJ homepage or by contacting Beth Cudney, Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology, Jami Kovach, Ph.D., University of Houston, Toni Doolen, Ph.D., Oregon State University, or Eileen Van Aken, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.