Bogdan C. Bichescu

Associate Professor - Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science

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Dr. Bichescu received his Ph.D. in Operations Management and M.S. in Quantitative Analysis from the University of Cincinnati and earned M.S. and B.S. degrees in Project Management and Management Science, respectively, from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Bichescu joined the faculty at the University of Tennessee in 2006.  His research interests include healthcare operations, with a focus on investigating effective strategies for leveraging information technology to improve clinical, operational, and financial performance in hospitals.

Focus Areas: Hospital Operations | Process Improvement in Hospitals | Information Technology (IT) in Hospitals | Hospital Competition

Skills and Expertise: Operations Management | Supply Chain Management | Project Management

Selected Publications:

IT Governance Characteristics, Electronic Medical Records Sophistication, and Financial Performance In U.S. Hospitals: An Empirical Investigation
A.L. Smith, R.V. Bradley, B.C. Bichescu, M. Chiarini, and M. Tremblay, Decision Sciences, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 483-516, 2013.
Optimal Selection of Supply Chain Coordination Contracts under Decision Hierarchy
N.C.P Edirisinghe, B.C. Bichescu, and X. Shi, Applications of Management Science, vol. 15, pp. 151-180, 2012.
Equilibrium Analysis of Supply Chain Structures under Power Imbalance
N.C.P. Edirisinghe, B.C. Bichescu, and X. Shi, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 214, no. 3, pp. 568-578, 2011.
Vendor-Managed Inventory and the Effect of Channel Power
B.C. Bichescu and M.J. Fry, Supply Chain Planning, vol. 31, pp. 195-228, 2009.
Workload Balancing Through Subcontracting: Applications of Fourier Analysis and Goal Programming
B.C. Bichescu, M.J. Fry, and G. Polak, Production and Operations Management, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 33-47, 2009.
Vendor-Managed Inventory and the Effect of Channel Power
B.C. Bichescu and M.J. Fry, OR Spectrum, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 195-228, 2009.
A Numerical Analysis of Supply Chain Performance under Split Decision Rights
B.C. Bichescu and M.J. Fry, OMEGA - The International Journal of Management Science, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 358-379, 2009.