Presenting and publishing
Conferences and presentations
R. Catena. Emergency inguinal hernia surgery in the NHS, July 2013. World Society of Emergency Surgery, Bergamo, Italy.
R. Catena. Spillovers and complementarities for surgical procedures, May 2014. Production and Operations Management Society, Atlanta, United States.
R. Catena. Le riforme dell’NHS - The reforms of the NHS, May 2014. Fonderia (presentation at King’s College London), London, UK.
R. Catena, S. Dopson, M. Holweg, and M. Woodward. The limits of standardization: Linking length of stay to patient outcomes policies, May 2015. Production and Operations Management Society, Washington, United States.
R. Catena, S. Dopson, and M. Holweg. The impact of hospital service times on patient’s outcome, May 2015. University of Bath, School of Management, Bath, UK.
R. Catena, S. Dopson, M. Holweg, and M. Woodward. The limits of standardisation: Quantifying the effect of healthcare improvement policies on patient outcome, June 2015. European Operations Management Association, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
R. Catena, S. Dopson, and M. Holweg. When faster is (not) better, July 2015. University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Coventry, UK.
R. Catena, S. Dopson, and M. Holweg. When faster is not (universally) better: Quantifying the effect of health care improvement policies on patient outcome, October 2015. Patient-Centric HealthCare Management in the Age of Analytics, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Bloomington, United States.
R.Catena. Bringing the patients together (panel), May 2018. Value Summit, Value Innovation Communities (International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement + PA Consulting + Hill Dickinson), London, United Kingdom.
Other workshops and presentations delivered for the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) across Europe in a number of countries including the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium.
R. Bonazzi et al. Telecomunicazioni per l'ingegneria gestionale: Codifica di sorgente, mezzi di trasmissione, collegamenti (Telecommunications for engineering management: Source coding, transmission media, communication links). Pitagora, Bologna, 2005. For more information, http://www.pitagoragroup.it/pited/ELETTRON.html
R. Catena. Essays on health care operations management. Dissertation University of Oxford, 2015.
D. Hochbaum et al. Rating customers according to their promptness to adopt new products. Operations Research, 59(5): 2011.
S. Sabbatani et al. The Bolognese surgeon Giuseppe Ruggi: How and why the aseptic surgery was introduced in Bologna in the middle half of the XIX century. Journal of Surgical Research 192(2): 2014.
F. Catena et al. The HAC trial (harmonic for acute cholecystitis): A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial comparing the use of harmonic scalpel to monopolar diathermy for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cases of acute cholecystitis. World Journal of Emergency Surgery 9(1): 2014.
B. De Simone et al. Benefits of WSES guidelines application for the management of intra-abdominal infections. World Journal of Emergency Surgery 10(1): 2015.
B. De Simone et al. Common errors in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections: the irrational use of antimicrobial agents. Emergency Care Journal 12(2): 2016.
S. Sabbatani et al. Update on Bolognese surgeon Dr. Benedetto Schiassi: The importance of Schiassi’s tentorium. Journal of Peritoneum (and other serosal surfaces) 2(1): 2017.
R. Catena et al. On the tension between standardized and customized policies in health care: The case of length‐of‐stay reduction. Journal of Operations Management: 2019.