A computer can do as good a job of predicting how many patients will be discharged from a hospital unit on a given day as doctors and nurses can, according to new research from Smith School professor Sean Barnes. In some cases, the computer does even better. Accurate estimates of patient discharges are an important component of keeping costs down because they allow hospitals to make the most efficient use of
Europe’s biggest investment bank is bracing for a near-$7 billion third-quarter loss, and the fallout is taking shape. Deutsche Bank will sell a credit portfolio estimated at $250 billion. The bank’s board also will recommend "a reduction or possible elimination" of the stock's dividend. Smith School professor David Kass shares insights with Bloomberg and other media outlets.
Marketing PhD student Seoungwoo Lee of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has captured the 2015 Shankar-Spiegel Dissertation Proposal Award from the nonprofit organization Marketing EDGE.
The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.
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