Symposium on Lean and Patient Safety in Healthcare:Lessons from the Med. Device Ind.,15-16 May 2014
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Symposium on Lean and Patient Safety in Healthcare: Lessons from the Medical Device Industry

 

National University of Ireland Galway, 15th & 16th May 2014

 

 

 

As part of the Symposium, a WORKSHOP will be hosted entitled:

ACU-SIBR: Designing Hospital Processes to Optimise Outcomes

 

May 15th 2014, 08:30-10:30

The Engineering Building, NUI Galway

WORKSHOP registration will open at 08:00, May 15th in The Engineering Building, NUI Galway

Click here to register for the Workshop and / or for the Symposium

 

Symposium Programme:

Thursday 15th May 2014 - Registration: 09.30

 

Opening Address: 10.45

 

Dr Jim Browne

President National University of Ireland Galway

 

Keynote 1: 11.00–12.30

 

Mr Cathal O’Reilly

Director, Quality Operations Strategy and Process Excellence, Johnson and Johnson

"Simple Always Works – A Different Perspective on Lean"

 

Mr Pat Scott

Head of Continuous Improvement, Mater Private Healthcare

"Enhancing Chemotherapy Patient Experience through Improved Flow"

 

Session 1: Lean Systems in Industry and Healthcare 1: 12.30-13.30

 

Continuous improvement at Medtronic

Martin Conroy, Medtronic, Galway

 

Managing the deployment of lean sigma in a theatre complex - Cork University Hospital (CUH) lessons

Reidy, G., et al., Health Service Executive

 

Lunch: 13.30-14.30

 

Keynote 2: 14.30–15.15

 

Mr Todd Stein

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech and Kitchens New Cleghorn, Atlanta, GA, USA

"Cost Containment and the Affordable Care Act USA"

 

Session 2: Lean Systems in Healthcare 1: 15.15-16.15

 

Restructuring of the diabetes day centre: A pilot lean project in a tertiary referral centre in the West of Ireland

McDermott, A, et al., University College Hospital Galway

 

Rapid Recovery (RR) total hip replacement pilot programme patient and staff satisfaction audit

Smith, A., et al., Sligo Regional Hospital

 

Risk in healthcare: one size does not fit all

O’Connor, P., National University of Ireland Galway

 

Coffee/Tea: 16.15-16.30

 

Round Table Discussion

 

Lean Healthcare: A Panacea or Poison Pill

Healthcare Leaders

Medical Device Industry Leaders

Keynote Speakers

 

Friday 16th May 2014 – Registration: 08:00

 

Welcome Address: 08:30

 

Keynote Presentation 3: 08.45–10.15

 

Professor Ken Parsons

Professor of Environmental Ergonomics, Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK

The Design and Assessment of Thermal Work Environments in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare

 

Dr Alastair Ross

Human Factors Lead, Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare, King’s College London, and Lecturer Glasgow Dental School, University of Glasgow

Safety II: New Directions in Human Factors and implications for Lean and Patient Safety

 

Poster Presentations & Coffee: 10.15-11.00

 

Session 3: Lean Systems in Healthcare 2: 11.00-11.45

 

A better electronic discharge system for patients, doctors and accountants

Kidd, P., et al., University College Hospital Galway

 

Improvement in on-time starts of the morning list of ENT Theatre, Level 8

Burke, A., et al., Sligo Regional Hospital

 

Session 4: Lean in Supply Chain Systems 1: 11.45-12.45

 

Lean Implementation in Healthcare and Biomedical Engineering

O’Neill, D., Irish Centre for Business Excellence

 

Business Activity Monitoring for Process Improvement

Molloy, O., et al., National University of Ireland Galway

 

Born lean – adding value at the installation stage of fixed installed medical equipment in healthcare

Hale, D., et al., National University of Ireland Galway

 

Lunch: 12.45-14.00

 

Session 5: Lean & Patient Safety in Healthcare: 14.00-15.00 

Six main users – one well organized storeroom

McTiernan, M., et al., Sligo Regional Hospital

 

Developing a framework to assess decisions made during laparoscopic procedures for innovation in colorectal surgery

White, E., et al., University of Limerick 

 

Measuring workload in a "stranded seeds" prostate brachytherapy team using NASA-TLX

Galičič, M., et al., National University of Ireland Galway

 

Open Forum: 15.00-16.00 

Lean and Patient Safety in Healthcare: Lessons from the Medical Device Industry

 

Click here to register for the Workshop and / or for the Symposium

 

Click here for the Programme of the Symposium in PDF format.