Hessam Bavafa

University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business

Assistant Professor

975 University Ave

4284C Grainger Hall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

http://https://bus.wisc.edu/faculty/hessam-bavafa

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Impact of E-Visits on Visit Frequencies and Patient Health: Evidence from Primary Care

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Hessam Bavafa, Lorin M. Hitt and Christian Terwiesch
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
Downloads 1,747 (11,464)
Citation 21

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health care operations, health information technology, secure messaging, e-visits, patient portals

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Customizing Primary Care Delivery Using E-Visits

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 06 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Hessam Bavafa, Sergei Savin and Christian Terwiesch
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
Downloads 609 (52,967)
Citation 8

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panel size, health care operations, primary care, patient revisit intervals

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Quality Improvement Spillovers: Evidence From the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2020
Robert Batt, Hessam Bavafa and Mohamad Soltani
Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business
Downloads 341 (106,040)
Citation 13

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Healthcare, Service operations, Quality spillover, Public policy, Empirical

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Managing Portfolio of Elective Surgical Procedures: A Multidimensional Inverse Newsvendor Problem

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 06 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Medicine and Public Health, Koc University and Columbia University - Columbia Business School
Downloads 299 (122,258)

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elective surgical procedures, patient length of stay, surgery duration, hospital capacity management

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Capacity Rationing in Primary Care: Provider Availability Shocks and Channel Diversion

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business, Veterans Health Administration - VA Healthcare-VISN 4, University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
Downloads 144 (241,002)
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Health Care Operations, Primary Care, Access to Care, Emergency Room

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Does What Happens in the ED Stay in the ED? The Effects of Emergency Department Physician Workload on Post-ED Care Use

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2021
University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business, Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 136 (252,419)
Citation 3

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healthcare, service operations, behavioral operations, queuing, emergency department, multitasking, utilization, empirical

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The Variance Learning Curve

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2020
Hessam Bavafa and Jónas Oddur Jónasson
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and MIT Sloan School of Management
Downloads 110 (294,787)

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Learning Curves, Performance Consistency, Service Time Variability, Operational Performance, Service Operations, Ambulance Operations

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Building Financial and Health Literacy at Older Ages: The Role of Online Information

Bavafa, Hessam, Junhao Liu, and Anita Mukherjee. "Building Financial and Health Literacy at Older Ages: The Role of Online Information." Journal of Consumer Affairs 53.3 (2019): 877-916.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2020
Hessam Bavafa, Junhao Liu and Anita Mukherjee
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance and Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 109 (296,745)
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financial literacy; health literacy; internet use; technology adoption; web skills

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Recovering from Critical Incidents: Evidence from Paramedic Performance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Hessam Bavafa and Jónas Oddur Jónasson
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and MIT Sloan School of Management
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Critical Incidents, Team Performance, Service Operations, Ambulance Operations

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'If You're Not Keeping Score, You're Just Practicing': A Lean Health Care Program Evaluation Framework

Healthcare Quarterly, 2013 (16), 23-30.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Operations and Logistics, University of Toledo - Department of Information Operations and Technology Management (IOTM), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 71 (386,401)

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Lean, evaluation, health care, performance metrics, operations management, six sigma

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The Burgeoning Health Care Needs of Aging Prisoners

Bavafa, H., & Mukherjee, A. (2019, May). The Burgeoning Health Care Needs of Aging Prisoners. In AEA Papers and Proceedings (Vol. 109, pp. 182-86).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Hessam Bavafa and Anita Mukherjee
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 8 (700,189)

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prison, aging, health care, chronic conditions