Deadline Extended: Submit an Abstract NOW

Wow attendees with your knowledge and success stories on how to improve healthcare operations. Abstract deadline for HSPI 2018: September 22.

Practical Techniques to Transition from Volume to Value

Don’t miss this free Oct. 10 webinar at 2 p.m. EST with acute care surgeon David Kashmer, M.D., showing practical techniques to improve value and quality in healthcare.

Ready for some competition?

Sign up now for the HSPI Student Simulation Competition, sponsored by FlexSim. Finalist teams will present at HSPI 2018 in Atlanta. Entry forms are due September 29.

Save the date!

We look forward to you joining us Feb. 21-23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, for the best insights into efficient healthcare delivery with high quality outcomes.

The Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2018 is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts such as lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation and project management.

Submit your abstract now and be a part of leading change!


Congratulations to the following award winners from #SHS2017!

Society for Health Systems President’s Award
Rudy Santacroce

SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management/ Process Improvement Award
John Hansmann

2016-2017 SHS Diplomates
Lauren Todd, Jordan Peck, Ph.D., and Mark Biscone

FlexSim Student Simulation Contest Winners - sponsored by FlexSim Software Products Inc.

  • 1st Place: University of Washington ISE - Students: Courtney Seto, Dustin Wang, Brandon Pittaway and Rungpatch Nethnapat, Faculty Advisor: Joseph Heim
  • 2nd Place: Western Michigan University - Students: Matthew Bracey and Ryan Mobie, Faculty Advisor: Azim Houshyar
  • 3rd Place: Bulacan State University - Students: Letrelle Montes, Danielle Tancio and John Arabejo, Faculty Advisor: Ivy Mar Ramos

Society for Health Systems Scholarship Winner - Sponsored by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions
Tony Woods, University of Arkansas  

2017 Graduate Student Paper Competition Winner - Jia Yan, Georgia Institute of Technology,

HSPI Poster Competition

  • Best Student Poster: Demetri Lemonias - Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute
  • Best Professional Poster: Sylvia Jessen - University of Utah School of Medicine
  • People’s Choice: James Benneyan

Innovation Competition Award Winners

  • 1st Place: The Lean Machine
  • 2nd Place: Channel 4 News Team
  • 3rd Place: CareCreate Team

Thursday Tweet of the Day
- Jordan Aronhalt

Friday Tweet of the Day - Katy Smith

Stay Tuned In with HSPI 2017 Online!

Look for conference highlights and comments on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on the conference home page.

Access Conference Proceedings Online

Take advantage of having the HSPI 2017 sessions at your fingertips with the online conference proceedings. You can find conference abstracts and presentations here.