Gouri Gupte, PhD
|Institution||Boston University School of Public Health|
|Department||Health Policy & Management|
|Address||715 Albany St Talbot Building|
Boston MA 02118
|Institution||Boston University School of Medicine|
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.
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