Yuan-Han (Rick) Huang, Ph.D.

Yuan-Han (Rick) Huang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering and MMM Programs
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    Biography

    Dr. Yuan-Han Huang received the B.S. in Industrial Engineering from I-Shou University, Taiwan; the M.B.A. in Industrial Management from the National Taiwan University Science & Technology, Taiwan; and the M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo. Dr. Huang received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Human Factors Engineering from Clemson University in 2013.
    Dr. Huang joined Penn State Behrend in August, 2013. His research interest focuses on investigating the evolution of medical professionals’ workflow under various healthcare settings.

    Research Interests

    Human Factors Engineering, Health Systems, Human Computer Interactive Design..

    Publications

    Interactive Evaluations for Enhanced Priority Queues Process, Proceedings of Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conferencee (ISERC) - May, 2021

    Information Presentations to Priority Queue in Healthcare Settings, Proceedings of Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conferencee (ISERC) - November, 2020
    Collaborator: Miyah Lata, Student Author

    Hospice and Palliatives Care in Rural Pennsylvania, Proceedings of Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conferencee (ISERC) - May, 2019

    Development of Sustainable Community Paramedicine Programs: a Case Study in Pennsylvania, Emergency Medicine Journal - 2018
    Collaborators: Linlin Ma, Student Author; Luke Sabljak, Student Author; Zachary Puhala , Student Author

    Emergency Department Patient Experience and Waiting Time, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2018
    Collaborators: Luke Sabljak, Student Author; Zachary Puhala , Student Author

    Expected Functions and Application of Personal Health Records, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 19, 2018
    Collaborator: Emily Miksa, Student Author

    Enhancing Ergonomic Design Skills among Undergraduate Students by Integrating Computer Aided Design and Digital Human Modeling , Proceedings of 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition - June 25, 2017
    Collaborators: Faisal Aqlan, Co-Author; Eugene Walters, Co-Author

    A Sustainable Community Paramedicine Model, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 21, 2017
    Collaborators: Linlin Ma; Luke Sabljak, Co-Author; Zachary Puhala, Co-Author

    Perceptions of Waiting Times in Emergency Department, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 21, 2017
    Collaborators: Luke Sabljak, Co-Author; Zachary Puhala, Co-Author

    Recommendations for Health Information Technology Implementation in Rural Hospitals, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance - 2016
    Collaborator: Anand Gramopadhye, Co-Author

    A Time Study in Emergency Department Fast-Track, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 21, 2016
    Collaborators: Rachael Knox, Co-Author; Angela Zorn, Co-Author

    Investigating Customer Needs for an Information Artifact for Emergency Department Patients, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 21, 2016
    Collaborator: Shubhankar Pinge , Co-Author

    Cognitive Walkthrough: Medication Administration Process in a Virtual Nursing Training Program, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015
    Collaborator: Christopher Henley, Co-Author

    Root Cause Analysis: Turnover Time in Operation Rooms, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015

    Workflow-Oriented Perspective: What is Patient-Centered Care?, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015
    Collaborator: Hsin-Li Chan, Co-Author

    Systematic Engineering Tools for Describing and Improving Medication Administration Processes at Rural Healthcare Facilities, Applied Ergonomics - November, 2014
    Collaborator: Anand Gramopadhye

    What Should Rural Hospitals Do Before Implementing an EHR System?, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May 31, 2014
    Collaborator: Anand Gramopadhye

    Communication's Role and Technology Preferences during Hurricane Evacuations., Natural Hazards Review - August, 2013
    Collaborators: Kevin Taaffe, Author; Sandra Garrett, Co-Author; Innocent Nkwocha, Co-Author

    Defining Characteristics of Communication Quality in Culture-Changed Long-Term Healthcare Facilities, Journal of Communication in Healthcare - December, 2012
    Collaborator: Sandra Garrett, Co-Author

    Are Staff in Rural Healthcare Facilities Ready for EHRs?, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May, 2012
    Collaborators: Sandra Garrett, Co-Author; Kevin Taaffe, Co-Author

    Process Flow Development for a State-Wide Research Permissions Management System, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May, 2012
    Collaborators: Kapil Madathil; Reshmi Koikkara; Anand Gramopadhye

    Optimizing the Number and Location of Siren Warning Systems: A Case Study at Clemson University, Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference - May, 2009
    Collaborators: Wennian Li; Chansik Kim; Maria Mayorga

    The Development of a Database System of Computer-Related Assistive Devices for the Skeletal Impairment, Journal of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health - October, 2003
    Collaborators: Chia-Fen Chi; Jen-Chieh Song; Ya-Hui Wang; Yen-Hui Lin

    Education

    Ph D, Industrial Engineering, Clemson University

    MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY

    MBA, Industrial Management, National Taiwan University Science and Technology

    BS, Industrial Engineering and Management, I-Shou University