Senior Modeler - Operations Research @ Geisinger Health System
Health Applications Society - Councilor @ INFORMS
Health Applications Society - Practitioner Engagement Committee Chair @ INFORMS
Graduate Studies, Decision Sciences & Engineering Systems @
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Christopher Strömblad is a Senior Operations Research Modeler at Geisinger Health System’s Division of Clinical Innovation and a research associate at the Geisinger Center for Healthcare Systems Re-Engineering. At Geisinger, Chris has optimized outpatient clinic and physician scheduling with the objective of improving access to care using Mixed-Integer Programming. Chris has also provided strategic decision support to
Christopher Strömblad is a Senior Operations Research Modeler at Geisinger Health System’s Division of Clinical Innovation and a research associate at the Geisinger Center for Healthcare Systems Re-Engineering. At Geisinger, Chris has optimized outpatient clinic and physician scheduling with the objective of improving access to care using Mixed-Integer Programming. Chris has also provided strategic decision support to multi-million dollar inpatient bed capacity challenges at times of hospital expansion and renovation.
Prior to Geisinger Chris worked at Accenture Copenhagen as part of a team of consultants and developed an IT-Vision for Save The Children Denmark.
Chris serves as a Councilor for the INFORMS Health Applications Society (HAS) and as Chair for the INFORMS HAS Practitioner Engagement Committee.
Specialties: Proficient in Mathematical Modeling, Predictive Analytics, Simulation, Process Improvement, and Project Management. Great communication and language skills.
Senior Modeler - Operations Research @ Lead and implement optimization of the provider scheduling process to support decisions for strategic alignment
Present cutting edge projects to: U.S. Defense University, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s Legislative Councilor, UPenn Medical System leaders (CMO, COO, VP of Quality), UKentucky
Conceptualize operational, tactical, and strategic planning methods for optimizing nursing workforce staffing From October 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) PennsylvaniaHealth Applications Society - Councilor @ From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Health Applications Society - Practitioner Engagement Committee Chair @ From 2013 to Present (2 years) Modeler - Operations Research @ Recommended a multi-year bed allocation plan that balances utilization and wait times to Geisinger leadership
Managed employee and focused on motivating and training her to successfully complete a grant funded project From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) PennsylvaniaInnovation Analyst - Operations Research @ Verified, validated, and presented an inpatient flow simulation model (StratBAM) to our CMO, CQO, CTO
Used StratBAM to evaluate improvement initiatives, inpatient bed mix, projected volume and length of stay From 2011 to 2012 (1 year) Danville, PennsylvaniaGraduate Intern @ Analyzed patient flow processes, modeled and analyzed patient data, and developed StratBAM simulation model From February 2011 to August 2011 (7 months) Danville, PennsylvaniaAnalyst @ I worked as part of a team to create an IT Vision and Strategy for Save The Children Denmark, and presented the analysis and recommendation to the executive leadership. From 2010 to 2010 (less than a year) Trainee in the Manufacturing department @ Gained first hand insights to the manufacturing world by learning the production rutine of plate heat exchangers in Sweden, and then assisting in the start up of a new production line in Italy. From April 2005 to July 2005 (4 months) Sweden and ItalyTennis Coach @ I trained 8-12 year old kids From 2000 to 2003 (3 years)
M.S., Industrial Engineering & Operations Research @ Penn State University From 2009 to 2011 Graduate Studies, Decision Sciences & Engineering Systems @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute From 2009 to 2009 Graduate Studies, Mathematical Modeling & Computation @ Danmarks Tekniske Universitet From 2008 to 2009 B.S., Mathematics & Technology @ Danmarks Tekniske Universitet From 2005 to 2008 International Exchange Program, Mathematics and Computer Science @ The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology From 2007 to 2007 Christopher Strömblad is skilled in: Optimization, Statistics, Discrete Event..., Mathematical Programming, Stochastic Processes, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Java, SQL, LaTeX, GAMS, OPL, AMPL, Flexsim, AutoMod, Simio, AIMMS
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