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Thu, Sep 26 8:24am · Engineering Lab Workflow Changes to Support a New EHR
Wed, Sep 25 2:24pm · Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health: Giving Hope to Cancer Patients
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Thu, Aug 29 8:45am · Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health: Giving Hope to Cancer Patients
Our guest speaker, Dr. Tufia Haddad, Chair of the Breast Medical Oncology Practice at Mayo Clinic Rochester and Chair of Health IT for the Department of Oncology, will be joined by one of our Health Systems Engineer, Vanessa Boyle. Dr. Haddad is an active member of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Women’s Cancer Research Program and Breast Cancer Standards Council. Her research focuses on experimental therapeutics and early phase clinical trials for drug-resistant breast cancer. She also has interest in models of healthcare delivery in oncology and the transformation of such models with novel artificial intelligence and connected health technology solutions. Join this LIVE Webcast to learn how Management Engineering & Consulting collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams on projects related to artificial intelligence with goals of improving patient care & helping clinical staff optimize their resources available. Vanessa will be sharing her experiences with the Watson Clinical Trial Matching Project since early 2018.
Key take aways:
- Collaboration between Mayo Clinic and IBM to develop the Clinical Trials Matching system to increase patient participation in research trials.
- Discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can reduce clinical burden and improve efficiency.
- Crucial role of a Health System Engineer’s partnership with the physician-led team in creating process workflows to effectively interact with the Clinical Trials Matching System.
Thu, May 23 9:12am · Analytics in Healthcare – A Dose of Reality
This podcast features Janine Kamath, chair of the Department of Management Engineering & Consulting (ME&C) and assistant professor, Health Care Systems Engineering with the Mayo Clinic, and an INFORMS Roundtable member. Her presentation, “Analytics in Healthcare – A Dose of Reality” discusses the role that analytics plays in addressing many of the challenges facing healthcare today.
Fri, Apr 26 8:32am · Designing a National Opioid Stewardship Program at Mayo Clinic
The effects of the opioid crisis are being felt by healthcare organizations around the United States. Whether you are a small clinic or a large multi-specialty hospital, the appropriate management of opioids is a new found challenge for your organization. During this webinar, Dr. Halena Gazelka, Chair of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program and a recognized national leader on opioid stewardship will share the work and projects currently underway at a national level as well as at the Mayo Clinic to help address these challenges. Dr. Gazelka will describe the organizational structure and current and past projects related to opioid stewardship, as well as innovations, challenges, and future work in this area.
Management Engineering and Consulting (ME&C) collaborates with Dr. Gazelka and colleagues on a variety of projects and initiatives to help improve opioid stewardship. Dr. Gazelka will be joined by Todd Ingram, ME&C Project Manager, to describe the important role of project management in helping to manage the portfolio of projects related to opioids. Danny Whipple, ME&C Senior Health System Engineer, will join the conversation to discuss an important opioid project involving the surgical practice at Mayo Clinic.
Key takeaways from this webinar:
- Mayo Clinic’s leadership and support to address the opioid crisis at a national level.
- Review the medical/administrative leadership and governance necessary for the creation of a national opioid stewardship program.
- Share information about a data-driven development process on opioid prescription guidelines.
Patient access in health care remains an ongoing challenge and opportunity for nearly every healthcare organization. Whether you are a small clinic or a large multispecialty hospital, patient scheduling remains a core element for the success of your organization. During this webinar, Dr. Brian Crum, Medical Director, will share the creation and evolution of the Mayo Clinic Office of Access Management. Dr. Crum will describe the organizational structure and purpose of the office, as well as innovations and challenges within patient access.
Management Engineering and Consulting (ME&C) collaborates with the Mayo Clinic Office of Access Management on a variety of projects to help improve patient access and clinical resource utilization among other key activities to meet the needs of the practice. Dr. Crum will be joined by one of ME&C’s health system engineers, Brian Klute, who will discuss how he used analytics to identify ‘disruption patterns’ (e.g., patient no-shows) to aid in determining optimal patient scheduling.
Key takeaways from this webinar:
- Describe the medical/administrative leadership and governance necessary for maintaining effective scheduling and access processes.
- Describe how to align patient access management to support the mission and vision of the organization.
- Discuss an internal case study to understand how to unlock the value of patient schedule data to create an efficient scheduling system.