MSOE: Improved health care delivery seminar at MSOE

MSOE’s Business Excellence Consortium (BEC) is offering a series of free Business Community Outreach Events to provide insights into issues affecting organizations. On Tuesday, April 19, Dr. Ian Wedgewood will give a presentation on improved health care delivery. Following the presentation, leaders in health care quality will lead interactive discussion groups on Lean and Lean Six Sigma for health care, and Hoshin Kanri health care.

Registration is required for this free event, which will be held in MSOE’s Todd Wehr Auditorium, 1047 N. Broadway. Free parking is provided. Visit or call (800) 321-6763 to register.


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

7:30-8 a.m.: Check-in and continental breakfast

8-9:30 a.m.: Keynote address: Improved Health Care Delivery by Dr. Ian Wedgwood, President of Consulting Services, SBTI

9:30 -9:45 a.m.: Refreshment break

9:45-10:45 a.m.: Participate in one of two interactive discussion groups:

Group #1 – Lean and Lean Sigma for Healthcare (Facilitator: Richard H. Allen, Dr.P.H., CPHQ, Healthcare Practice Leader)

Group #2 – Primer on Hoshin Kanri: Strategy development and execution in health care (Facilitator: Edward B. Miller, president, Strategy Development Services LLC)

MSOE’s BEC provides seasoned consultants and experts to guide organizations in building world-class operations. The consortium assists in planning, implementing, and sustaining continuous improvement programs. Providing the expertise and knowledge that leads to exceptional performance, more competitive outcomes, and outstanding customer satisfaction. MSOE is an independent university with 2,600 students. MSOE offers 18 bachelor’s degrees and 10 master’s degrees in the engineering, engineering technology, building and infrastructure engineering, computer, business, nursing and health-related fields. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; and extremely high placement rates and starting salaries. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.