Dr. Vincent Omachonu

University of Miami,USA

Associate Professor


Research fields

Health Care

Quality Management

Service Science


1988 Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York, USA

1984 M.S.O.R, Operations Research, Columbia University, USA

1980 M.S.I.E., Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, USA

1978 B.S.I.E., Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. Omachonu, Vincentand Howard Gitlow, Improving Emergency Room Performance, International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy, Accepted Paper, 2012
  2. Omachonu, Vincent and KayteeShatlock, “Implementation of Electronic Health Record System at a Community Healthcare Organization”, Volume 3, Issue 2 (pages 27-39), 2012
  3. Bell, Michael and Vincent Omachonu, "Quality System Implementation Process for Business Success", International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, vol. 28, nos. 6 and 7; pp. 723-734, 2011
  4. Omachonu, Vincent and Norman G. Einspruch, "Health Care Delivery Innovation: A Conceptual Framework", The Innovation Journal, 15(1), November 2010
  5. Omachonu, Vincent and Norman G. Einspruch, "Innovation: Implications for Goods and Services", International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management,, 7, No. 2, pp. 1–18, May 2010
  6. Omachonu, Vincent, W. C. Johnson, and Godwin Onyeaso, "An empirical test of the drivers of overall customer satisfaction: evidence from multivariate Granger causality", Journal of Services Marketing, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2008
  7. Suthumannon, Sakesun, and Vincent Omachonu, "Cost minimization models: applications in a teaching hospital", The European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 186, no. 3,, pp. 1175-1183, 2008
  8. Omachonu, Vincent and Norman G. Einspruch, "Systems Engineering in the Healthcare Service Industry", International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 8, Nos 1 / 2, pp. 161-172, 2007
  9. Omachonu, Vincent and Paul Barach, "Quality Function Deployment (QFD) a Managed Care Organization", Quality Progress, ASQ Journal, 38, No. 11, November 2005
  10. Suthumannon, Sakesun, Vincent Omachonu, and Mehmet Akcin, "Applying Activity-Based Costing (ABC) to the Nuclear Medicine Unit", Journal of Health Services Mgt. Research, 18, pp. 141-150, 2005
  11. Omachonu, Vincent, SakesunSuthumannon, and Mehmet Akcin, "DRG-Based Per Diem Cost Minimization Models: Applications in a Hospital Environment", Journal of Healthcare Management Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2004
  12. Omachonu, Vincent, SakesunSuthumannon, Mehmet Akcin, ShihabAsfour, "Predicting Length of Stay for Medicare Patients at a Teaching Hospital", Health Services Mgt. Research, Vol. 17, 2004
  13. Suthumannon, Sakesun and Vincent Omachonu, "The Relationship Between Quality and Cost of Quality for a Manufacturing Company", International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2004
  14. S. Zavala, Michael French, G. Zarkin, Vincent Omachonu, "Decision Latitude and Workload Demand: Implications for Full and Partial Absenteeism", Journal of Public Health Policy, Vol.23, no. 3, pp. 344-361, 2002
  15. Einspruch, Edith, Vincent Omachonu, and Norman G. Einspruch, "Quality Function Deployment (QFD): Application to Rehabilitation Services", International journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, MCB University Press, Vol. 9, Number 3, 1996
  16. Johnson, James and Vincent Omachonu, "Total Quality Management As a Health Care Corporate Strategy", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, MCB University Press, Vol. 8, Number 6, 1995
  17. Pallin, Aristides, Vincent Omachonu, and SeemaPrashad, "Patient Discharge/Transfer: A TQM Case Study", Journal of Quality Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1995
  18. Omachonu, Vincent and Norman G. Einspruch, "Quality Issues in Undergraduate Engineering Education", International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 15-25, 1994
  19. Omachonu, Vincent and James Johnson, "Total Quality Management in the HMO Environment", Hospital Topics, Vol. 71, No. 4, 1993
  20. Omachonu, Vincent and Ravinda Nanda, "Model-Based Hospital Productivity Information Management", Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 323-333, 1991
  21. Omachonu, Vincent, Elizabeth Sorrentino, Elizabeth Worley, "Management Implications of DRGs in Hospitals", Journal Health and Human Resources Administration, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1991

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