WANTED: Healthcare abstracts by Aug. 15

You're invited to share your expertise by submitting an abstract for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, Feb. 20-22, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Abstracts accepted through Aug. 15, 2018. #HSPI2019

HSPI 2018 in pictures ...

See HSPI 2018 Conference Chair Bianca Garcia and many other healthcare systems professionals enjoying the annual event by viewing the photo album. Prep for 2019: Feb. 20-22 in San Antonio, Texas! #HSPI2019

The Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2019 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. Along with extensive learning opportunities, rich networking events are incorporated throughout the conference.

Call for abstracts now open

You’re invited to share your expertise by submitting an abstract for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, Feb. 20-22, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Abstracts accepted through Aug. 15.

Enter this exciting student simulation competition at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2019!

FlexSim Healthcare

The competition is sponsored by FlexSim Software Products Inc.

Teams of a maximum of four IE students solve a "real-world" healthcare situational case study using FlexSim's simulation software. This case study is prepared by FlexSim. Student team members and their faculty advisor are not required to be members of IISE or SHS to enter the competition, but they will become SHS members if they are one of the three teams selected to compete at the finals courtesy of FlexSim. The finalists must be able to attend the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, Feb. 20-22, 2019, in San Antonio.

Click here for more details.

Congratulations to those recognized at the 2018 Awards Luncheon!

SHS Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate student whose studies focus on healthcare improvement and sponsored by Sponsored by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions.

Presented to Alan Howard Jr. of Mercer University

SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management/ Process Improvement Award
The SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management/ Process Improvement Award recognizes one person who has made a significant contribution to the collaboration between the societies and to the healthcare improvement profession.

Presented to Kevin Nortrup

SHS President’s Service Award
The SHS President’s Service Award recognizes one person who has made a significant contribution to the society during the President’s term.

Presented to Amanda Mewborn, DSHS

FlexSim Simulation Competition
Teams of ISE students solve a "real-world" healthcare situational case study using FlexSim's simulation software. This case study is prepared by FlexSim.

1st Place: "Team IME
Yang Zou and Yishen Xu
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

2nd Place: "Team IEPG – UNIFEI"
Afonso Teberga Campos and Alexandre Fonseca Torres
Federal University of Itajuba
Itajuba, Brazil

3rd Place: "Team Bulacan"
Jasper Kevin Dionisio and Denise Mae Unsay
Bulacan State University
Malolos, Bulacan, The Philippines

HSPI Student Poster Competition Winner
Designing Safer Prescribing Processes in Primary Care for Patients Using Opioids to Treat Chronic Pain
Anne Shutt, Northeastern University

HSPI – People’s Choice Poster Award
Carillon “Connected” Living
Poster #2173
Priscilla Lunsford, North Carolina State University

HSPI 2018