As the healthcare landscape shifts, project management innovations will continue to evolve. But fundamental principles—including the importance of relationships and close collaboration—will remain the same. Here are three success factors learned from a recent hospital renovation.
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The University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada wanted to ensure that patients who are discharged from hospitals receive the necessary support for a successful recovery. In 2014, UHN embarked on a 3-year, CA$955,000 quality improvement initiative which included creating a standardized electronic Discharge Summary for UHN’s 35,000 annual inpatients, detailing their hospital experience and requirements for ongoing care. The program finished on schedule and under budget and was a winner of the 2018 PMI Award for Project Excellence. Learn about this awarded program’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.
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This report helps you provide a concise and precise update on the current status of a clinical study and the achieved progress during the reporting period. It is usually distributed to a sponsor of the project, as well as the management of the company where the PM works. The main benefit of this report is that it addresses the major project constraints and provides only the relevant information needed to successfully manage the project and communicate with a diverse international team, typical for a matrix-based pharmaceutical company.
Project management skills can also be applied to improve the quality of care when you or your loved ones are a patient. Use this tracking template to help you keep track of patient medications and essential information. For more advice, see < href=http://www.projectmanagement.com/articles/290312/The-Patient-as-a-Project--Optimizing-Your-Healthcare-Experience>The Patient as a Project Part 1 and Part 2.
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How do you break through white noise? How do you communicate to your audience that what you need them to do is important? What it boils down to is a thoughtful communication plan that includes a focus on people, process and technology.
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The healthcare industry has been relatively late to adopt outsourcing. However, there has been an ample push from prominent healthcare stakeholders to delegate the non-core processes to third-party service providers and focus on core competencies. The reason to outsource is not a luxury anymore, but more of a compelling need.
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