2018 Patient Flow Management Congress

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Implementing Essential Techniques to Improve Hospital Wide Patient Flow Management

This interactive workshop will address proven strategies and tactics to optimize patient flow throughout your hospital. Topics will include patient throughput process improvement in the OR, ED, and inpatient areas; Key Performance Indicators and methods for measurement and accountability; structure and membership of an effective throughput improvement team; methods to engage and align medical staff; and critical success factors to maintain momentum and sustain improvements.

Barbara Bryan, MBA, BSN is the Managing Director of Prism Healthcare Partners. For more than 20 years, Barbara has guided hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers through comprehensive performance improvement initiatives. A veteran healthcare consultant, Barbara specializes in process improvement, patient flow, management tool development and critical analysis of potential improvements in cost, quality and service.

Barbara is a nationally recognized industry expert in patient flow and business-process operational improvement, and she is frequently asked to share her knowledge through articles and presentations for distinguished industry associations and publications. Prior to joining Prism Healthcare Partners, Barbara was an executive at a healthcare technology company and founded an independent healthcare consulting firm. She also served as a national service line leader in patient throughput and capacity management for a global consulting firm.