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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We have all heard of Lean and Six Sigma, but what about blending the two approaches into a complementary systemic approach to excellence? This presentation will talk about the evolution of process improvement from both lean and six sigma perspectives—and how the methods complement each other in the healthcare and service industries. Case studies from two organizations that successfully deployed Lean Sigma thinking will be presented.
This webinar will describe the lessons learned for one of Canada’s largest EMR implementation projects. Based on OntarioMD’s EMR Maturity Model
How can you make sure your work is of high quality? Presenter Bruce Harpham will discuss how to leverage the quality best practices from health care and other industries in project work. These practices will set you apart from others and speed your career advancement.
Today’s health care environment has created a series of challenges for hospitals and added a level of pressure and demands to administrators, middle level leaders and front line care givers that can wear out the whole team. Where does one start if they want to keep everyone engaged and mindful of each interaction and touch point they have with patients each and everyday.
Provider organizations are challenged with optimizing existing Electronic Health Record systems and realizing the true value from these investments. Projects have an end, whereas optimization is continuous but strategies from project management can be applied to establish core competencies across the organization that determine an organization's maturity in and ability to deliver true value realization. This webinar will outline those core competencies and describe a systematic approach using PMI PMBOK Project Management to realize value.
Travel with Gregory Brown, Sr. Program Manager, as he shares practical tips that the University Of Missouri Healthcare system took to become one of the first ten hospitals in the United States to attest to Stage 2 Meaningful Use. Gregory will share the roadblocks and detours encountered before coming to the realization that there was no easy, direct path to get to their destination of attestation. He will also interweave solid project management lessons throughout the presentation.
Being an effective project management in healthcare begins by understanding how the industry is different than most. We will help you understand why the healthcare industry is seeing a sudden surge in project management growth, as knowing the reasons will help project managers better position themselves to manage healthcare projects.
This presentation explores the question: given the changing healthcare landscape, where are the opportunities for growth and innovation and how can they be leveraged for future success? The discussion will focus on “where to play” and “how to win” in today’s market.