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Greg Zaric

Professor, Management Science

Editor-in-Chief, Health Care Management Science
Faculty Director, MSc Program
Faculty Director, MMA Program
Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
J. Allyn Taylor & Arthur H. Mingay Chair in Management Science

G.S. (Greg) Zaric

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Expertise

  • Analytics
  • Health Care Management Science
  • Health Economics
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Risk Sharing

Research Publications

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Greg Zaric a Professor of Management Science at Ivey and also a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is the Academic Director of the MSc Program as well as the MMA Program. He previously held the Canada Research Chair in Health Care Management Science. Greg is a member of several editorial boards and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Health Care Management Science.

Greg’s research focuses on developing mathematical models to analyze problems in health economics, health policy, and healthcare operations. Greg has done consulting work with several organizations, such as the London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, and several pharmaceutical companies.

 

Teaching

  • Decision Making with Analytics, HBA and MBA core
  • Competing with Analytics, MBA Elective
  • Pharmacoeconomics, MBA Health Sector
  • Management Science Special Fields, PhD Program

Education

  • BSc, Actuarial Science, Western University
  • MASc, Management Science, University of Waterloo
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Bamimore, M. A.; Devlin, R. A.; Zaric, G. S.; Garg, A. X.; Sarma, S., (Forthcoming), "Quality of Diabetes Care in Blended Fee-for-Service and Blended Capitation Payment Systems", Canadian Journal of Diabetes.
  • Reid, G. J.; Stewart, S. L.; Barwick, M.; Cunningham, C.; Carter, J.; Evans, B.; Leschied, A.; Neufeld, R. W. J.; St. Pierre, J.; Tobon, J., et al., (Forthcoming), "Exploring Patterns of Service Utilization Within Children’s Mental Health Agencies", Journal of Child and Family Studies.
  • Ghamat, S.; Zaric, G. S.; Pun, H., 2021, "Care-coordination: Gain-sharing Agreements in Bundled Payment Models", Production and Operations Management, June 30(5): 1457 - 1474.
  • Schraeder, K. E.; Barwick, M.; Cairney, J.; Carter, J.; Kurdyak, P.; Neufeld, R. W. J.; Stewart, S. L.; Pierre, J. S.; Tobon, J.; Vingilis, E., et al., 2021, "Re-accessing mental health care after age 18: A longitudinal cohort study of youth involved with community-based child and youth mental health agencies in Ontario", Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, February 30(1): 12 - 24.
  • Hong, M.; Thind, A.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2021, "Emergency department use following incentives to provide after-hours primary care: A retrospective cohort study", Canadian Medical Association Journal, January 193(3): E85 - E93.
  • Zaric, G. S., 2021, "How Risky Is That Risk Sharing Agreement? Mean-Variance Tradeoffs and Unintended Consequences of Six Common Risk Sharing Agreements", Medical Decision Making: Policy & Practice, January 6(1): 238146832199040 - 238146832199040.
  • Thavam, T.; Devlin, R. A.; Thind, A.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2020, "The impact of the diabetes management incentive on diabetes-related services: evidence from Ontario, Canada", European Journal of Health Economics, December 21(9): 1279 - 1293.
  • Somé, N. H.; Devlin, R. A.; Mehta, N.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2020, "Team-based primary care practice and physician's services: Evidence from Family Health Teams in Ontario, Canada", Social Science and Medicine, November 264: 113310 - 113310.
  • Somé, N. H.; Devlin, R. A.; Mehta, N.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2020, "Stirring the pot: Switching from blended fee-for-service to blended capitation models of physician remuneration", HEALTH ECONOMICS, November 29(11): 1435 - 1455.
  • Hong, M.; Thind, A.; Zaric, G. S.; Sarma, S., 2020, "The impact of improved access to after-hours primary care on emergency department and primary care utilization: A systematic review", Health Policy, August 124(8): 812 - 818.
  • Hannouf, M. B.; Zaric, G. S.; Blanchette, P.; Brezden-Masley, C.; Paulden, M.; McCabe, C.; Raphael, J.; Brackstone, M., 2020, "Cost-effectiveness analysis of multigene expression profiling assays to guide adjuvant therapy decisions in women with invasive early-stage breast cancer", Pharmacogenomics Journal, February 20(1): 27 - 46.
  • Some, N.; Devlin, R. A.; Mehta, N.; Zaric, G. S.; Li, L.; Shariff, S.; Belhadji, B.; Thind, A.; Garg, A.; Sarma, S., et al., 2019, "Production of Physician Services under Fee-For-Service and Blended Fee-For-Service: Evidence from Ontario, Canada", Health Economics, December 28(12): 1418 - 1434.
  • Reid, G. J.; Stewart, S. L.; Barwick, M.; Carter, J.; Leschied, A.; Neufeld, R. W. J.; St. Pierre, J.; Tobon, J. I.; Vingilis, E.; Zaric, G. S., et al., 2019, "Predicting patterns of service utilization within children's mental health agencies", BMC Health Services Research, December 19(1).
  • Critchley, G.; Zaric, G. S., 2019, "The impact of pharmaceutical marketing on market access, treatment coverage, pricing, and social welfare", Health Economics, July 28(8): 1035 - 1051.
  • Ghamat, S.; Zaric, G. S.; Pun, H., 2018, "Contracts to promote use of optional diagnostic tests in cancer treatment", Production and Operations Management, December 27(12): 2184 - 2200.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Honours & Awards

  • Lawrence G. Tapp Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008, 2010
  • ISPOR Research Excellence Award, 2008
  • David G. Burgoyne Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development, 2002
  • Pierskalla Award for Research Excellence in Health Care Management Science, INFORMS Health Applications Section, 2001

Experience

  • Associate Professor, Management Science, Ivey Statistician, VA Palo Alto Health Care System