Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Fernanda Bravo designs analytical models and data-driven frameworks that improve strategic and operational decision-making in health care organizations. At the market level, she has been studying how to better share and mitigate risk in service-based B2B supply chains via innovative pricing contract designs. At the system level, she has developed an optimization-driven approach to understand cost, guide resource allocation and network capacity building decisions.
A model separates potential profits or losses for hospital, doctors and other health care providers when insurer pays in lump sum
Operating costs decline when riders get free rentals for docking dying electric vehicles
Researchers aim to help the agency, drug companies and patients better understand the complex authorization process
Higher prices for the first few procedures, followed by a volume discount, may help balance risks and rewards
Accountable care organizations can levy penalties against specialists for poor patient outcomes