Did you miss out on joining your fellow process improvement professionals in Orlando, Fla., for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2014? Don't worry, we have it covered!
Check out our look back at #SHS2014 with our conference photo album, favorite tweets, attendee blogs and conference proceedings. You can also save the date and join us again in Orlando for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2015, Feb. 18-20, 2015, at The Rosen Plaza Hotel.
This presentation discusses the methodology and tools used to predict workload volume and derive daily staff schedules in the OR and PACU. The positive results from this effort will also be presented.
This presentation demonstrates several recent projects by the Center for Health Organization Transformation, Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute at Northeastern University that improved complex scheduling and capacity problems in healthcare.
The president of the Society of Hospital Medicine identifies attributes of industrial engineers that make for a better hospitalist and where to acquire tools and skills to succeed in a multifaceted role.
Teaching supervisors at all levels to be good coaches is a key practice that Franciscan St. Francis Health has embarked upon. Many coaching practices and examples will be presented and discussed from a variety of healthcare organizations around the world.
This article in JAMA describes the case for adoption of mobile health technologies (mHealth) and the potential for future application from a clinician’s perspective.
SHS Member Profiles
What are your fellow SHS members doing? SHS is now posting career profiles of members. For more information on how to get your profile or the profile of someone you know listed contact Ashley Benedict, Ph.D.
Dr. Dexter provides an innovative and practical approach to staffing and allocation of operating room (OR) time to reduce overall OR expense and reduce variability in late staffing. The presentation has links to an intensive course in OR management offered through the University of Iowa.
Cleveland Clinic has found ways to reduce cost and increase throughput by adding support staff for primary care visits.
SHS 2014 Graduate Student Paper Competition Winners
(left to right) Serpil Mutlu, Rachel J. Miller and Conference Chair, Karl Kraebber
The 2014 SHS Graduate Student Paper Competition is sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
Winner: "Optimizing Resident-based Teamlet Schedules to Improve Continuity in Primary Care" by Rachel J. Miller and Serpil Mutlu, Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.