Michael (Mike) Carter

PhD (University of Waterloo)

Other Affiliations



Additional Recent Publications

Referred Journal Publications:

Hahn-Goldberg, S., Chow, E., Appel, E., Ko, F.T.F., Tan, P., Gavin, M.B., Ng, T., Abrams, H.B., Casaubon, L.K., and Carter, M.W., “Discrete Event Simulation of Patient Admissions to a Neurovascular Unit”. Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2014.

Zonderland, M.E., Boucherie, R.J., Carter, M.W., and Stanford, D.A., “Modeling the Effect of Short Stay Units on Patient Admissions”, Operations Research for Health Care, June 2015, Vol 5, pp 21-27.

Graber-Naidich, A., Carter, M.W., and Verter, V., "Primary Care Network Development - the Regulator's Perspective". Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2014, pp. 1-14.

Vanderby, SA, Carter, MW, Marshall, D., and Noseworthy, T., "Modeling the complete continuum of care using system dynamics: the case of osteoarthritis in Alberta". Journal of Simulation 9, February 2015, pp. 156-169.

Esensoy, A.V., and Carter, M.W., “Health System Modelling for Policy Development and Evaluation: Using Qualitative Methods to Capture the Whole-system Perspective”. Operations Research for Health Care, March 2015, pp 15-26.

Refereed Conference Papers Published in Proceedings:

S. Hahn-Goldberg, M.W. Carter and C. Beck, “Dynamic Template Scheduling for Problems with Uncertainty: A Case Study on Chemotherapy Outpatient Scheduling.” In the proceedings of the Society for Health Systems Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2012.

M. F. Beeler, D. M. Aleman and M. W. Carter. “A Large Simulation Experiment to Test Influenza Pandemic Behaviour” Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, C. Laroque, J. Himmelspach, R. Pasupathy, O. Rose, and A. M. Uhrmacher, eds. December 2012.

Marshall D, Vanderby S, Enns E, Frank C, Wasylak T, Mosher DP, Noseworthy T, Rogers P, Maxwell C, Sundaram A, Carter M. Simulation modeling with system dynamics (SD) using real-world observational data to plan osteoarthritis care delivery in Alberta [abstract PMS89]. Value in Health. 2012; 15(4): A34.

Marshall DA, Vanderby S, Frank C, Enns E, Kulin N, Wasylak T, Mosher D, Noseworthy T, Rogers P, Maxwell C, Rohleder T, Pykerman K, Carter M. Simulation modeling with system dynamics (SD) to plan osteoarthritis care delivery in Alberta. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2013; 21(supplement): S167-S168.

Media Interviews:

Hamilton Spectator, March 17, 2011, "City on track for worst ambulance shortage ever"

Hamilton Spectator, March 26, 2011, “St. Joseph’s preparing for more sick patient”

Edge , Fall, 2011, “ Filling the gaps in seniors’ services: How Mike Carter and Ali Vahit Esensoy propose getting resources where they’re needed the most."

Television interview on Business News Network to discuss healthcare delivery and efficiency and cutting costs. January 31, 2011.

Featured in Engineering Dimensions magazine, :“Integrating engineering and health care: It’s not all about technology”, by Michael Mastromateo, Nov/Dec 2012.