Hilton Hotel, Room: 2, Level 4
The application of improvement science in healthcare over the last 25 years has resulted in significant gains for health systems globally. From large scale initiatives in patient safety to small scale projects on access and flow, organizations are increasingly turning to improvement science as a practical way to bridge the gap between the ideas they have, the research they read and the problems of practice they face day in and day out.
For those who are new to the topic this intensive will serve as a primer. Focusing on the basics, participants can expect to gain insight into what the science entails, how learning occurs, and what it looks like to use these methods in practice. A mixture of simulation, case study, discussion and lecture will provide a dynamic learning environment for those in attendance.
What you will take away:
· How to define Improvement Science
· Common tools associated with the application of IS, including simulation activities for practice
· How to structure an improvement project when getting started