Last Name

Gouri Gupte, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Policy & Management
Address715 Albany St Talbot Building
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-1426
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7206-428X
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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Gouri Gupte, Ph.D., MHA, has expertise in implementing quality improvement (QI) processes (Six sigma, Lean and Kaizen) through efficient project management and strategic alignment in health care both in national and international settings. She teaches similar graduate level courses on Operations management, Strategy management and Lean management in healthcare to the Masters in Public Health students. Her current consulting work includes QI projects at Veterans Affairs and Boston Medical Center. Her research projects include understanding physician productivity, using interventions such as e-consults, designing and teaching QI curriculum for fellows and residents, improving flow in units. She has also worked on an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ACTION II contract focused on understanding resources for systems redesign in safety net hospitals. As a faculty she has also been engaged in developing curricula that are more learner-centered and activity driven.

Previously, she has worked in the public health system of Australia and then India on projects using Six Sigma methodology. She assisted Symbiosis University design it’s Masters in Health Administration program. Dr. Gupte originally began her career as a physician in India but since has been focused on healthcare management. She completed her Masters in Health Administration at LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Before working at Boston University she completed her Ph.D at University of Alabama at Birmingham, focusing on strategic management in healthcare.

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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  1. Mazurenko O, Gupte G, Shan G. Analyzing U.S. nurse turnover: Are nurses leaving their jobs or the profession itself?. Journal of Hospital Administration. 2015; 4(4):48.
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  2. Vimalananda V, Gupte G, Seraj S, Orlander J, Berlowitz D, Fincke SS . Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2015.
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  3. Vimalananda VG, Gupte G, Seraj SM, Orlander J, Berlowitz D, Fincke BG, Simon SR. Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. J Telemed Telecare. 2015 Sep; 21(6):323-30.
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  4. Mazurenko O, Gupte G. A comparison of the education and work experiences of immigrant and USA-trained nurses. International Nursing Review. 2014; 61(4):472-478.
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  5. Powers T, DeCarlo T, Gupte G. Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management. Sales management training. 2010; 30(4):6-20.
  6. Cox Edmondson V, Gupte G, Druman RH, Oliver N. Journal of Communication Management. Focusing on communication strategy to enhance diversity climates. 2009; 13(1):6-20.
  7. Cox Edmondson V, Barnes J, Gupte G. Weakness in numbers: Towards an understanding of employees of color’s responses to organizational research efforts. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. 2008; 10(1):89-109.
  8. Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis.
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