Description of Research Expertise:
Scheduling of surgical services
Modeling of surgical procedure times
Capacity planning for surgical services
Advances time series analyses for surgical services
Strum, DP: JAMA Book Review: The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiac Care, 1st Edition; edited edited by Marco Tubaro, Nicolas Danchin, Gerasimos Filippatos, Patrick Goldstein, Pascal Vranckx, and Doron Zahger. JAMA 307 (3): 308-9,2012.
Strum DP, Vargas LG: Comparing Mathematical Distributions as Models for Length of Stay in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Critical Care Medicine 39 (12): A137,2012.
Strum DP, Vargas LG: Modelling length of stay in cardiac critical care using the lognormal distribution Proceedings of the Society of Critical Care Medicine : A120,2011.
Roumani YF, May JH, Vargas LG, Strum DP: Comparing methods for classification with imbalanced data: an illustrative application to an intensive care unit (ICU). Annals of Operations Research : 2011.
Strum DP, Vargas LG: Testing Mathematical Distributions to Model Length of Stay in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Anesthesiology : A350,2011.
May JH, Spangler WE, Strum DP, Vargas LG: The surgical scheduling problem: current research and future opportunities. Production and Operations Management 10 : 1-14,2011.
Strum DP: JAMA Book Review: Cottrell and Young's Neuroanesthesia, 5th edition JAMA 305 (19): 2014,2011.
Strum DP. Vargas LG: Length of stay in a cardiac intensive care unit is well modelled by a lognormal distribution. Anesthesiology A1592 : A1592,2010.
Strum DP, Vargas LG: Turnover times among surgeries: a comparison of the normal and lognormal models. CORS/INFORMS International Meeting Abstracts, Toronto, Ontario : MA-11,2009.
Schonberger, Strum, Moore, Thomson:: Letter to the editor: Observations on Surgical Demand Time Series: Detection and Resolution of Holiday Variance (RE: “Observations on Surgical Demand Time Series: Detection and Resolution of Holiday Variance” Anesthesiology 111 (1): 1,2009.