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The Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering (WIHSE) is a research initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin – Madison which will act as a hub to bring together practitioners and researchers in health care and engineering to conduct research, create new knowledge, and design better systems in health care.

The vision of WIHSE is “to be the premier research institute that transforms health care through engineering, positioning us to achieve  the Quadruple Aim of revolutionizing the patient experience, improving population health, controlling healthcare costs, and enhancing clinician satisfaction.” Download a printable WIHSE brochure.

  • Thank you for joining us at the 2018 WIHSE Conference on May 2

NEWS

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US AT THE WIHSE CONFERENCE ON MAY 2
Our video recording of the conference, presenter’s slides, and executive summary are now available on our event page.

WIHSE CONFERENCE AND NAE REGIONAL MEETING ON MAY 2 AND 3
Join us for the WIHSE Conference on May 2, or the NAE Regional Meeting on May 3. Both events are happening at the H. F. DeLuce Forum at the Discovery Building. These two events require separate registration. Register and find more information about the WIHSE Conference here, or register and find more information about the NAE regional meeting here. We hope to see you at both events!

WIHSE CONFERENCE WILL BE LIVE STREAMED
If you are not able to join us in Madison for the 2018 WIHSE conference, you may also view the conference online. In addition to video recording our sessions, we will also be live streaming our conference this year. You may find the live stream link on our conference event page. The registration is still open if you would like to join us in person on May 2 at the Discovery Building.

QUALITY, SAFETY, AND INNOVATION LAB STUDENTS PRESENTING PROJECT POSTERS ON MAY 10
The Quality, Safety, and Innovation Lab provides students with experience applying systems engineering tools and training in a healthcare setting.  The Lab partners with UW Hospitals and Clinics to work on various quality and process improvement projects. Led by Professor Oguz Alagoz, associate director of WIHSE, the Lab officially made its transition to becoming an affiliate of WIHSE in early 2018. The students will be presenting their project posters on May 10, from 11:30AM-1:00PM at the UW Hospital and Clinics room G5/152. Attendees may come and go as their schedule permits.

WIHSE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER BARB BOWERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE STTI RESEARCHER HALL OF FAME
Dr. Bowers, a member of the WIHSE Executive Committee, is recognized by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing for her significant and sustained contribution to the nursing profession. Twenty nurse researchers representing seven countries will be presented with the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame award at Sigma’s 29th International Nursing Research Congress in Melbourne, Australia.

DR. PATRICIA FLATLEY BRENNAN, DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE, ANNOUNCED AS SPEAKER FOR WIHSE 2018 CONFERENCE

 

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