Mónica Duarte C. Oliveira

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO, UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA

RESEARCHER, CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT STUDIES OF INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO (CEG-IST), UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA

Contact Information

Institutional page: https://fenix.ist.utl.pt:443/homepage/ist14410

Research ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-4996-2009 / Google scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=nfCApX0AAAAJ

E-mail: monica.oliveira@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Address for correspondence: Departamento de Engenharia e Gestão (DEG), Instituto Superior Técnico, Alameda Campus, Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

Telephone: +00 351 218417322 Ext: 1322 (Alameda campus)

Teaching 2016

1st Semester

Health Systems (2015/2016) - MSc Biomedical Engineering (Alameda campus)

Decision Analysis Models and Applications (2015/2016) - PhD Engineering and Management, Other PhD courses (Alameda campus)

2nd Semester, On maternity leave

Education

PhD Operational Research 1999-2003, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London (thesis: Achieving Geographic Equity in the Portuguese Hospital Financing System).

MSc Operational Research 1998/1999, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.

Licenciatura in Economics 1992/1997, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto (Erasmus student at the Facultad de Ciencias Economicas Y Empresariales, Universitat de Barcelona, 1995/1996).

Areas of Interest

Decision and risk analysis; health management systems; information systems and resource allocation in health care; quantitative methods to assist health policy.

Area Editor for "Performance Evaluation, and Decision and Risk Analysis", Health Systems journal (Palgrave MacMillan).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Operations Research for Health Care journal (Elsevier).

International articles, book chapters and books

Ferrão, J., Oliveira, M.D., Janela, F., Martins, H. (accepted for publication) Preprocessing structured clinical data for predictive modeling and decision support, Applied Clinical Informatics

Rodrigues, T.R., Montibeller, G., Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, C. (accepted for publication) Modelling multicriteria value interactions with Reasoning Maps, European Journal of Operational Research

Hummel, M.J.M., Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, C.A., IJzerman, M.J. (accepted for publication) Supporting the project portfolio selection decision of research and development investments by means of multi-criteria resource allocation modelling, Book Chapter, Springer.

Oliveira, M.D., Lopes, D., Bana e Costa, C. (forthcoming) Improving occupational health and safety risk evaluation through decision analysis, International Transactions in Operational Research. doi:10.1111/itor.12339

Vieira, A., Oliveira, M.D., Nunes, T. Stilwell, G.T. (forthcoming) Design and test of a web-survey for collecting observer's ratings on dairy goats' behavioural data, Applied Animal Behaviour Science. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2016.09.008

Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, C.A., Lopes, D.F. (forthcoming) Designing and exploring risk matrices with MACBETH, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219622015500170

Oliveira, M.D., Silva, S.N. (2016) Voluntary health insurance in Portugal, in Sagan, A., Thomson, S. (Editors) Voluntary Health Insurance in Europe: Country Experience, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and World Health Organization, 115-120.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2016) Moving towards an equitable long-term care network: A multi-objective and multi-period planning approach, Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, 58, 69–85.

Mestre A., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2015) Location-Allocation Approaches for Hospital Network Planning under Uncertainty, European Journal of Operational Research, 240, 791-806.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2015) An integrated approach for planning a long-term care network with uncertainty, strategic policy and equity considerations, European Journal of Operational Research, 240, 791-806.

Vieira, A., Oliveira, M.D., Nunes, T. Stilwell, G.T. (2015) Making the case for developing alternative lameness scoring systems for dairy goats, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 171, 94-100.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Lourenço, J.C., Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, J.C. (2014) A Socio-Technical Approach for Group Decision Support in Public Strategic Planning: The Pernambuco PPA case. Group Decision and Negotiation. 23, 5-29.

Oliveira T., Oliveira M.D., Peña T. (2013) Towards a post-implementation evaluation framework of outpatient electronic drug prescribing. In Cruz-Cunha, M.M., Miranda, I. M., Gonçalves, P. (Editors) Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care. IGI Global.

Oliveira, M.D., Rodrigues, T., Bana e Costa, C.A., Sá, A.B. (2012) Prioritizing Health Care Interventions: A Multicriteria Resource Allocation Model to Inform the Choice of Community Care Programmes. In E. Tanfani and A. Testi (Editors) Advanced Decision Making Methods applied to Health Care. Springer. Pg. 141-154.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2012) Modeling the Demand for Long-Term Care Services under Uncertain Information. Health Care Management Science. 15(4) 385-412.

Mestre A., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2012) Organizing Hospitals into Networks: A Hierarchical and Multiservice Model to Define Location, Supply and Referrals in Planned Hospital Systems. OR Spectrum, 34(2), 319-348.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Oliveira, M.D. (2012) A Multicriteria Decision Analysis Model for Faculty Evaluation. Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, 40, 424–436.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Carnero, M.C., Oliveira, M.D. (2012) A Multi-Criteria Model for Auditing a Predictive Maintenance Programme. European Journal of Operational Research, 217, 381-393.

Fialho, A., Oliveira, M.D., Sá, A.B. (2011) Using discrete event simulation to compare the performance of Family Health Unit and Primary Health Care Centre organizational models in Portugal. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11:274 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-274

Airoldi, M., Bevan, G., Morton, A., Oliveira, M., Smith, J. (2008) Requisite Models for Strategic Commissioning of Type 1 Diabetes. Health Care Management Science, 11:2, 89-110.

Oliveira, M.D., Bevan, G. (2008) Modelling Hospital Costs to Produce Evidence for Policies that Promote Equity and Efficiency. European Journal of Operational Research, 185:3, 933-947.

Farinha, R., Oliveira, M.D., Sá, A.B. (2008) Networks of Primary and Secondary Care Services: How to Organize Services so as to Promote Efficiency and Quality in Access while Reducing Costs?. Quality in Primary Care, 16, 249-259.

Zechmeister, I., Kilian, R., McDaid, D. and MHEEN group (Dierckx, H., Rissanen, P., Lepine, J.-P., Becker, T., Constantoupoulos, A., Tomasson, K., Kenelly, B., Amaddeo, F., Evers, S., Halsteinli, V., Duarte-Oliveira, M., Salvador-Carulla, L., Jonsson, L., Dernovsek, M. Z., Knapp, M., Medeiros, H., Metha, A., Henderson, J., Fresu, M., Van Dievel, M., Dimitrov, H., Nawka, P., Lai, T., Murauskiene, L., Prot-Klinger, K., Simon, J., Tatar, M., Xerri, R. G.) (2008) Is it worth investing in Mental Health Promotion and Prevention of Mental Illness? A Systematic Review of the Evidence from Economic Evaluations, BMC Public Health, 8:20, 1-11.

McDaid, D., Oliveira, M. D., Jurczak, K., Knapp, M., and MHEEN Group (2007) Moving Beyond the Mental Health Care System: An Exploration of the Interfaces between Health and Non-Health Sectors. Journal of Mental Health, 16:2, 181-194.

Curran, C., Knapp, M., McDaid, D., Tómasson, K. and MHEEN group (Zechmeister, I., Dierckx, H., Kesteloot, K., Juul, L., Rissanen, P., Lepine, J.-P., Gasquet, I., Kilian, R., Becker, T., O'Donnell, O., Constantopoulos, A., O'Shea, E., Amaddeo, F., Jurczak, K., Evers, S., Halsteinli, V., Duarte-Oliveira, M., Salvador-Carulla, L., Jonsson, L., Henderson, J., Van Den Heede, P., Radulescu, R., Van Dievel, M.) (2007) Mental Health and Employment: An Overview of Patterns and Policies across Western Europe. Journal of Mental Health, 16:2, 195-209.

Evers, S., Salvador-Carulla, L., Halsteinli, V., McDaid, D. and MHEEN group (Zechmeister, I., Dierckx, H., Kesteloot, K., Juul, L., Rissanen, P., Lepine, J.-P., Gasquet, I., Kilian, R., Becker, T., O'Donnell, O., Constantopoulos, A., Tómasson, K., O'Shea, E., Amaddeo, F., Jurczak, K., Duarte-Oliveira, M., Jonsson, L., Knapp, M., Curran, C., Henderson, J., Van Den Heede, P., Radulescu, R., Van Dievel, M.) (2007) Implementing Mental Health Economic Evaluation Evidence: Building a Bridge between Theory and Practice. Journal of Mental Health, 16:2, 223-241.

Knapp, M., McDaid, D., Amaddeo, F., Constantopoulos, A., Oliveira, M., Salvador, L., Zechmeister, I. and MHEEN Group (2007) Financing Mental Health Care in Europe. Journal of Mental Health, 16:2, 167-180.

McDaid, D., Knapp, M., Curran, C. and MHEEN group (Zechmeister, I., Dierckx, H., Kesteloot, K., Juul, L., Rissanen, P., Lepine, J.P., Gasquet, I., Kilian, R., Becker, T., O'Donnell, O., Constantoupoulos, A., Tómasson, K., O'Shea, E., Amaddeo, F., Jurczak, K., Evers, S., Halsteinli, V., Duerte-Oliveira, M., Salvador-Carulla, L., Jonsson, L., Henderson, J., Van Den Heede, P., Radulescu, R., Van Dievel, M.) (2006) Meeting the Challenge of Funding and Allocating Resources to Mental Health across Europe: Developing the Mental Health Economics European Network, Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, 15:2, 117-122.

Oliveira, M.D., Bevan, G. (2006) Modelling the Redistribution of Hospital Supply to achieve Equity taking account of Patient's Behaviour. Health Care Management Science, 9:1, 19-30.

Oliveira, M.D., Pinto, C.G. (2005) Health Care Reform in Portugal: An Evaluation of the NHS Experience. Health Economics, 14, S203-S220.

Oliveira, M.D., J. Magone, Pereira, J.A. (2005) Nondecision-Making and Inertia in Portuguese Health Policy. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 30:1-2, 211-230.

Oliveira, M.D. (2004) Modelling Demand and Supply Influences on Utilisation: A Flow Demand Model to Predict Hospital Utilisation at the Small Area Level. Applied Economics, 36:20, 2237-2251.

Mossialos, E., Thomson, S., with (alphabetical order) Busse, R., Economou, C., Giannoni-Mazzi, M., Hermesse, J., Hockley, T., Hofmarcher, M., Maarse, H., Mikkola, H., Oliveira, M., Rodríguez, M., Sandier, S., Skoglund, C., Ulmann, P., Vrangbæk, K. (2004). Voluntary Health Insurance in the European Union. Copenhagen, World Health Organization and European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies: 208 pgs.

Oliveira, M. D., Bevan, G. (2003) Measuring Geographic Inequities in the Portuguese Health Care System: An Estimation of Hospital Care Needs. Health Policy, 66:3, 177-192.

National Books and Articles

Bana e Costa, C.A., Oliveira, M.D., Rodrigues, T.C. (2016) Revisitando MACBETH. In: Antunes CH, Cardoso DM, Silva FND, eds., A investigação operacional em Portugal, novos desafios, novas ideias Homenagem ao professor Luís Valadares Tavares (pp. 156-78). Lisboa: IST Press.

Mestre, A., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2014) Otimização de redes hospitalares: Um modelo de localização hierárquico e multi-serviço aplicado ao caso Português, In: Oliveira, R., Soeiro, J., Livro de Casos de Investigação Operacional, Coimbra University Press, 672-700.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Angulo-Meza, L., Oliveira, M.D. (2013) O método MACBETH e a sua aplicação no Brasil, ENGEVISTA, 15(1), 3-27.

Oliveira, M.D. (2010) Evolução da Oferta in Simões, J. (coord.) 30 anos do SNS: um Percurso Comentado, Almedina.

Coord.: Simões, J., Barros, P.P., Pereira, J., Authors: Oliveira, M., Silva, S., Pereira, J., Simões, J., Barros, P.P., Ferreira, A.S., Ferreira, P. S., Hespanhol, A., Teixeira, M. (2008) “A Sustentabilidade Financeira do Serviço Nacional de Saúde”, Ministério da Saúde, Lisboa.

Bevan, G., Morton, A., Airoldi, M., Oliveira, M., Smith, J. (2007) Estimating Health and Productivity Gains in England from Selected Interventions. The Health Foundation, London.

Oliveira, M. (2005) Book review for the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 59 (7) of Healy, J. and M. Mckee, Eds. (2004). “Accessing Health Care: Responding to Diversity”. Oxford Medical Publications: Accessing Health Care. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 256 pages.

Oliveira, M. (2002) Will Hospital Management Reform in Portugal Work?, Euro Observer, 4:4, 3-5.

Oliveira, M. (2001) Insights from Portugal's Experience with Waiting Lists, Euro Observer, 3:2, 6-7.

Articles published in Conference Proceedings

Lopes, D.F., Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, C.A. (2015) A MACBETH-Choquet Direct Approach to Evaluate Interdependent Health Impacts,Ed. Goerlitz et al., Proceedings of the First Karlsruhe Service Summit Workshop - Advances in Service Research, KIT Scientific Publishing, 81-88.

Ferrão, J., Oliveira, M.D., Janela, F., Martins, H. (2015) Predicting length of stay and assignment of diagnosis codes during hospital inpatient episodes,Ed. Goerlitz et al., Proceedings of the First Karlsruhe Service Summit Workshop - Advances in Service Research, KIT Scientific Publishing, 65-72.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2015) Introducing health gains in location-allocation models: A stochastic model for planning the delivery of long-term care, Mini Euro Conferences, Improving Healthcare: New Challenges, New Approaches, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 616 012007, IOP Publishing.

Lopes, D.F., Oliveira, M.D., Bana e Costa, C.A. (2015) Occupational health and safety: Designing and building with MACBETH a value risk-matrix for evaluating health and safety risks, Mini Euro Conferences, Improving Healthcare: New Challenges, New Approaches, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 616 012010, IOP Publishing.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Lopes, D.F., Oliveira, M.D. (2014) Improving risk matrices using the MACBETH approach for multicriteria value measurement, in Proceedings of Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management (MPMM) Conference 2014, University of Coimbra, Coimbra University Press, 4-5 September 2014, Coimbra, Portugal, 189-195.

Lopes, D.F., Bana e Costa, C.A., Oliveira, M.D., Morton, A. (2014) Using MACBETH with the Choquet Integral Fundamentals to Model Interdependencies between Elementary Concerns in the Context of Risk Management, ICORES 2014 – 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Entreprise Systems, 6-8 March, Angers, France.

Ferrão, J., Oliveira, M.D., Janela, F., Martins, H. (2013) Using Structured EHR data and Support Vector Machines to Support ICD-9-CM Coding, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013 (ICHI 2013), 09-11 Sep 2013, Philadelphia, Estados Unidos.

Ferrão, J., Oliveira, M.D., Janela, F., Martins, H. (2013) Developing a methodology to support ICD coding using Electronic Health Record structured data: issues and insights from an application to real-world healthcare settings, Proceedings of the 39th International Conference of the EURO Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS) (New Challenges in Health Care Services), 7-12 July 2013, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, Çayırlı, T., Günal, M.M., Güneş, E.D., Örmeci, L. (Editors). ISBN 978-605-64131-0-0.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2013) Tactical planning of an equitable long-term care system under uncertain conditions, Proceedings of the 39th International Conference of the EURO Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS) (New Challenges in Health Care Services), 7-12 July 2013, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, Çayırlı, T., Günal, M.M., Güneş, E.D., Örmeci, L. (Editors). ISBN 978-605-64131-0-0.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2013) Long-term care planning: Predicting demand and designing a network of services, Conferência Internacional sobre Envelhecimento CISE 2013, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2013) A multi-objective and multi-period approach for planning the delivery of long-term care services, In Actas do 16º Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional, Oliveira, J.F., Vaz, C.B., Pereira, A.I., Geraldes, C.A. S. (Editores) ISBN 978-972-745-154-8

Ferrão, J.C., Oliveira, M.D., Janela, F., Martins, H.M.G. (2012) Clinical Coding Support Based on Structured Data Stored in Electronic Health Records, 2012 International Workshop on Biomedical and Health Informatics, Philadelphia, October 4-7.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. (2012) Searching for Equity Improvements: A Multi-Objective Mathematical Programming Model for Planning the Delivery of Long-Term Care, in Proceedings of the 38th Conference of the EURO Working Group Operational Research Applied to Health Services: High Tech – Human Touch (Editors: Erwin, H., Vliegen, I.) July 2012. University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. Pags: 1-18. ISBN: 978-90-365-3396-6

Mestre, A. M., Oliveira, M. D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2012) Hospital Network Planning Under Uncertainty in Proceedings of the 38th conference of the EURO working group Operational Research Applied to Health Services: High Tech – Human Touch (Eds: E. Hans and I. Vliegen), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. Pgs: 1-15. ISBN: 978-90-365-3396-6

Carrasqueiro, S., Oliveira, M., Encarnação, P., Economic evaluation of telephone triage and advice services: a systematic review on methods, metrics and results, in Proceedings of the MIE 2011 - XXIII International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Editors: Moen, A., Andersen, S.K., Aarts, J., Hurlen, P.), August 2011, Oslo, Norway. Volume 169, Pgs: 407-411.

Oliveira, M.D., Rodrigues, T.C., Bana e Costa, C.A., Brito de Sá, A., Prioritizing Health Care Interventions: A Multicriteria Resource Allocation Model to Inform the Choice of Community Care Programmes, in Proceedings of the Conference Operational Research Applied to Health Services: Operational Research Informing National Health Policy (Editors: Harper, P., Knight, V., Vieira, I., Williams, J.) July 2011. Cardiff, United Kingdom. Pgs: 155-165.

Mestre, A., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Planning hospital networks: A dynamic and multiobjective approach, in Proceedings of the Conference Operational Research Applied to Health Services: Operational Research Informing National Health Policy (Editors: Harper, P., Knight, V., Vieira, I., Williams, J.) July 2011. Cardiff, United Kingdom. Pgs: 122-135.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Modelling the demand for Long-Term Care services under uncertain information, in Proceedings of the Conference Operational Research Applied to Health Services: Operational Research Informing National Health Policy (Editors: Harper, P., Knight, V., Vieira, I., Williams, J.) July 2011. Cardiff, United Kingdom. Pgs: 229-242.

Cardoso, T., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A., Nickel, S. Long-Term Care services: A simulation model to predict future demand and utilization, in Proceedings of the European Operations Management Association conference, July 2011. Cambridge, Reino Unido.

Rodrigues, T.C., Oliveira, M.D., Pena, T., “Developing methods to evaluate benefits and costs of arterial spin labeling in Alzheimer’s disease”, in 15º Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional. 2011. Coimbra. pp 141-152.

Bana e Costa, C.A., Martins, P.A.F., Oliveira, M.D., Sernadas A., Soares, C.M. (2010). A Multicriteria Decision Analysis Model for Faculty Evaluation, in Proceedings 12th International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Science and Engineering (Advances in Mathematical and Computational Methods), November 2010, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Pgs: 287-290.

Mestre, A., Oliveira, M., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2010). Hospital Network Planning under Uncertain Demand, 25th Mini-EURO Conference: Uncertainty and Robustness in Planning and Decision Making, April 2010, Coimbra, Portugal.

Figueiredo, M. S. M., Oliveira, M. D. (2009). Prioritizing Risks based on Multicriteria Decision Aid Methodology: Development of Methods applied to ALSTOM Power, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, December 2009, Hong-Kong, China.

Figueiredo, M. S. M., Oliveira, M. D. (2009) Proposta de uma Metologia Multicritério de Apoio à Decisão para Priorizar Riscos: Desenvolvimento de Métodos Aplicado à ALSTOM THERMAL SYSTEMS, In: C. Guedes Soares, C. Jacinto, A. P. Teixeira, P. Antão (Eds.), Riscos industriais e emergentes / 3º Encontro Nacional de Riscos, Segurança e Fiabilidade. Lisboa: Salamandra.

Pinto, C. G., Oliveira, M. (2001). The Portuguese Health Care System: Current Organization And Perspectives For Reform. Em CISEP -Centro de Investigação sobre Economia Portuguesa (Ed.), Como está a Economia Portuguesa? IV Conferência sobre a Economia Portuguesa (pp. 161-194), Europress, Lisboa.

Awards

2013: Award Isabel Themido 2013 (ex-aequo), for best article published in 2011 and 2012 published by members of the Portuguese Association of Operational Research: Mestre, A.M., Oliveira, M.D., Barbosa-Póvoa, A. (2012) “Organizing hospitals into networks: a hierarchical and multiservice model to define location, supply and referrals in planned hospital systems”, OR Spectrum, 34, 319-348.

2013: Award (ae-exquo) for Best Communication in the 13th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Which space for equity improvements? Planning the delivery of long-term care services under uncertain conditions”. Authors: Teresa Cardoso, Mónica D. Oliveira, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, Stefan Nickel, Universidade do Minho, Portugal.

2011: Award for Best Communication in the 2nd National Congress of Long-Term Care, Work: “Previsão da Procura de Cuidados Continuados em Condição de Incerteza”. Autores: Teresa Cardoso, Mónica D. Oliveira, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa, Stefan Nickel., Faculdade de Medicina Dentária, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

2011: Award for Best Communication in the 12th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Prioritizing Health Care Interventions: A Multicriteria Resource Allocation Model to Inform the Choice of Community Care Programmes”. Authors: M.D. Oliveira, T. Rodrigues, C. Bana e Costa, A. Sá., Fundação Calouste-Gulbenkian, Portugal.

2008: Best Young Researcher Award in the Management scientific area, Technical University of Lisbon/Deloitte 2008.

2007: Award AMGEN for the Best Communication in the 10th National Conference of Health Economics, Work: “Estimating Avoided and Avoidable Health Gains from Improving Prescribing of Statins to Lower the Burden of Coronary Heart Disease”. Authors: Mónica Oliveira, Gwyn Bevan, Mara Airoldi, Alec Morton, Jenifer Smith, Fundação Calouste-Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal.

1997: Award Bank of Portugal, Best student in Economics in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto 1992/1997.

1997: Co-Award Fundação Engenheiro António de Almeida, Best student in Economics in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto 1992/1997.

Schoolarships

2005: Participation in the EURO Summer Institute XXIII “OR in Healthcare”, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 2005.

2004-2003: Pos-Doc Scholarship 2003/2004 (BPD 11593/2002), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

2003-1999: PhD Scholarship 1999/2003 (BD PRAXIS XXI/19972/99), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

1999-1998: MSc Scholarship 1998/1999 (BM PRAXIS XXI/15276/98), Ministry of Science and Technology, Portugal.

Ongoing Research Projects

H2020 project "EURO-HEALTHY: Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equity" (PI: Paula Santana, University of Coimbra), 2015-2017, Co-Responsible for Working Package 6: “Decision support for multicriteria modelling of the Population Health Index and evaluation, foresight and selection of policies”.

FCT Project PTDC/IIMGES/4770/2014: “Foresight and decision support tools for improved healthcare workforce planning and policy analysis” (PI: Bernardo Almada Lobo, University of Porto). To be started soon. Responsible for task: "An optimization model for mitigating a future imbalance in the healthcare workforce".


Supervision

Pos-Doc (concluded)

Teresa Cardoso, Research Project Models and systems to support the planning and management of networks of Long-Term care. 2014-2016.

Pos-Doc (ongoing)

Ana Vieira, Research Project Development of methods and tools and of participatory processes to evaluate population health. Co-supervision: C.A. Bana e Costa. Initiated 2015.

PhD (concluded)

Ana Mestre, Thesis Hierarchical Location Models for Hospital Network Planning, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2013.

Teresa Cardoso, Thesis Methods to Inform the Management and Planning of Long-Term Care Services, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2013.

Ana Vieira, Thesis Development and Integration of Animal-based Welfare Indicators, including Pain, in Goat Farms in Portugal, Supervision: George Thomas Stilwell. Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira, PhD in Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon. Concluded 2015.

José Ferrão, Thesis Development of intelligent methodologies based on Diagnosis-Related Groups to support healthcare management, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Filipe Janela (Siemens) and Henrique Monteiro (Hospital Fernando de Fonseca). Initiated 2011. Submitted and awaiting for public discussion.

Teresa Rodrigues, Thesis A socio-technical multicriteria approach for the construction of indices in the presence of value interactions among indicators: application to population health in Portugal (IST). Supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira and Paula Santana. Initiated 2011. Submitted and awaiting for public discussion.

PhD (ongoing)

Vivian Vivas, Thesis Desenvolvimento de metodologias de apoio à afetação de recursos em processos de auditoria e de fiscalização executados pela Controladoria-Geral da União, PhD in Engineering and Management (IST). Initiated 2015. Ongoing.

MSc (concluded)

Gil Luís, Thesis “Designing a multi-methodology to analyze which policies have the potential to promote health and health equity in the context of a population health index”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: Teresa Cardoso (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2016.

André Pinheiro, Thesis “Sistema de apoio à contratualização de Unidades de Saúde Familiares”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2016.

Liliana Freitas, Thesis "Explaining variability in surgical decision-making: Developing qualitative and quantitative models to characterize surgeons' choice of treatments", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: José Mendes de Almeida (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Helena Forte, Thesis "What determines population health? Making the best use of literature to structure a multicriteria population health index", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Felipe Henriques, Thesis "Building Population Health Scenarios: A new methodology for informing health policy", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: António Alvarenga (IST). Concluded 2015.

Luís Baião, Thesis "Development and optimization of models to support clinical coding", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Filipe Janela (SIEMENS). Concluded 2015.

Andreia Agostinho, Thesis "Avaliação de estados de saúde recorrendo à abordagem MACBETH e comparação com o método Time Trade-Off". Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Constança Roquette, "Análise de Oportunidades de Melhoria do Sistema de Gestão de Transporte de Doentes", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: José Tribolet (IST). Concluded 2015.

João Santos, “Development of a Methodology to Support the Commissioning of Services in Primary Health Care”. Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Paulo Nicola (FMUL). Concluded 2014.

Maria Bernardes, “Building Subjective Probabilities for Health and Safety Risks with MACBETH”. Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: maria de Fátima Reis (FMUL). Concluded 2015.

Joana Sousa, Thesis “Desenvolvimento de metodologias de apoio ao planeamento de actividades médicas em Medicina Geral e Familiar”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Susana Relvas (IST) and Ângelo Abel (USF LouresSaudável). Concluded 2013.

Alexandra Machado , Thesis “Ferramenta de apoio à decisão de escolha do tratamento adequado para doentes com aterosclesose da carótida”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Luís Pedro (Hospital de Santa Maria). Concluded 2013.

António Simões, Thesis “Avaliação do Desempenho Ambiental e de Riscos: O caso do Modelo Multicritério de Apoio à Construção do Relatório do Estado do Ambiente da Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2013.

Miguel Amador, Thesis Process Improvement and optimization in health care units: Development of models applied to a Nuclear Medicine Unit”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Concluded 2012.

João Leal, Thesis Avaliação Sócio-Económica do risco de Endarterectomia”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: João Sanches (IST); Co-Supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2012.

Pedro Castro, Thesis Performance measurement in Portuguese hospitals: Combining Data Envelopment Analysis and Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis methods to analyze hospital efficiency”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST), Co-Supervision: João Carlos Mello. Concluded 2012.

Pedro Castel Branco, Thesis Optimização e planeamento de consultas em Medicina Geral e Familiar: o caso das Unidades de Saúde Familiar”, Mestrado Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST), Supervision: Susana Relvas; Co-Supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2012.

Arturo Rivera, Thesis “Developing Performance Measurement Systems using Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis Methods”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2012.

Diana Lopes, Thesis “Developing Decision Analysis Tools to aid Primary Care Groups to allocate Budgets”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Armando Brito de Sá (FML). Concluded 2011.

Damiano Pasquetto, Thesis “Developing mathematical programming models to inform planning of palliative care services, with application to the Portuguese health care system”, Tesi di Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Gestionale (Università degli Studi di Padova), Supervision: Giorgio Romanin Jacur; Co-supervision: Monica Oliveira. Concluded 2011.

Bruno Barroso, Thesis “Improving predictive maintenance in hospitals: Development of performance measurement systems using multiple criteria decision analysis”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2011.

António Almeida, Thesis "Metodologias de Identificação de Infra-estruturas Críticas com Aplicação ao caso Português", Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2011.

José Ferrão, Thesis “Development of a Multicriteria Decision Aiding Model for the Allocation of Physicians’ Working Time”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST). Concluded 2010.

Manuel Rodrigues, Thesis “Developing Methodologies to Evaluate Benefits and Costs of Arterial Spin Labeling in Alzheimer’s Disease”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Concluded 2010.

Teresa Rodrigues, Thesis “Modelo Multicritério de Afectação de Recursos Humanos em Projectos de Cuidados à Comunidade”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2010.

Adriana Azevedo, Thesis “Melhoria de Processos em Unidades de Cuidados de Saúde: Caso de estudo numa unidade de Medicina Nuclear Atomedical”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2010.

Tiago Quintans, Thesis "Optimização da Rede Hospitalar com Análise de Custos", Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2010.

Teresa Cardoso, Thesis "Construção de Redes de Cuidados Continuados em Sistemas de Saúde: Desenvolvimento de Modelos com Aplicação ao Caso Português", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST), A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2009.

Lígia Figueiredo, Thesis "Preventive Maintenance of Hospital Equipment: Multicriteria Decision Models to Prioritize Equipments in Portuguese hospitals". Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Carlos Bana e Costa (IST), Durão de Carvalho (Hospital de Santa Maria). Concluded 2009.

Joana Ferreira, Thesis "Measuring Effective and Potential Competition in the Portuguese Health Care System", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Orientação: Margarida Catalão (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2009.

Mafalda Ramos, Thesis “Estimating Mental Health Production Functions: What does explain the Mental Health Status of the Portuguese Population?”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Pedro Pita Barros (Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa). Concluded 2009.

Mafalda Figueiredo, Thesis “Prioritizing Risks Based on Multi-criteria Decision Aid Methodology: Development of Methods applied to ALSTOM Power Systems”, Master in Industrial Engineering and Management (IST). Concluded 2009.

Nuno Guitian, Thesis “Development of a Clinical Decision Support Tool to automate Polysomnography Outputs and to produce Information for Advancing Research on Sleep Disorders", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Paiva (Centro de Electroencelografia e Neurologia Clínisca). Concluded 2008.

Marta Silva, Thesis “Proposta de um Sistema de Apoio à Decisão para comparar Intervenções em Acidentes Vasculares Cerebrais: Ganhos em Saúde por Trombólise vs Ganhos em Saúde por controlo da Hipertensão Arterial”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2008.

João Poiares, Thesis “Development of a Balanced Scorecard Model to Restructure the Information System at CENC”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Paiva (Centro de Electroencelografia e Neurologia Clínica). Concluded 2008.

André Fialho, Thesis “Unidades de Saúde Familiares vs. Centros de Saúde: Desenvolvimento de um Modelo de Simulação Discreta para comparar a Performance dos dois Modelos de Organização”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2008.

Tiago Oliveira, Thesis "An Evidence-based Framework for Economic Evaluation of Outpatient Electronic Drug Prescribing: An eHealth Technology Assessment Tool", Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Co-supervision: Mónica Oliveira. Concluded 2008.

Ricardo Farinha, Thesis “Developing Discrete Simulation Models to optimize Networks of Health Care Services”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2007.

João Tiago Fernandes, Thesis “Development of a Decision Support Tool to inform Scheduling of patients in a Nuclear Medicine Hospital Unit”, Master in Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: Teresa Peña (IST). Concluded 2007.

Ana Mestre, Thesis “Optimização de Redes de Cuidados de Saúde: Aplicações ao caso Português”, Master in Operational Research and Information Systems (IST). Co-supervision: A. Barbosa-Póvoa (IST). Concluded 2007.

Maria Inês Melo, Thesis “Medição do Impacto da Adopção das Estatinas na Carga da Doença Evitável das Doenças Coronárias do Coração em Portugal", BSc Biomedical Engineering (IST). Co-supervision: A. Brito de Sá (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa). Concluded 2007.

Other Current Activities

Coordinator of the Clinical Engineering branch of the Biomedical Engineering MSc.

Belongs to the Committee for Teaching and Research in Biomedical Engineering at IST.

Member of the IST Faculty Assembly.

President of the Fiscal Board of the Portuguese Association of Health Economics (Associação Portuguesa de Economia da Saúde, APES).

 

Last update 10/2016.