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REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR OUR CONFERENCE ON MAY 2, 2018.

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.

  • Registration is open for our 2018 Conference on May 2 at the Discovery Building (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

NEWS

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

PASCALE CARAYON QUOTED IN POLITICO’S MORNING eHEALTH DAILY REPORT
Dr. Carayon was quoted by Politico in their website’s daily report on the intersection of healthcare and technology.  “We need to figure out what [are] the redundancy, error recovery mechanisms that we’re going to use when [a routine] doesn’t exist in a particular context,” said Pascale Carayon during the AHRQ National Web Conference on Reducing Provider Burden through Better Health IT Design, and later quoted by Politico.

PASCALE CARAYON CONFIRMED AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES COMMITTEE ON IMPROVING HEALTHCARE QUALITY GLOBALLY
The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has convened the Committee on Improving the Quality of Health Care Globally to study particular prospects for improving health care quality globally and expanding access to services, with a focus on low-resource areas. WIHSE director Pascale Carayon is confirmed as a member of the committee among other experts in medicine, health services research, global health, health economics, and engineering.

WIHSE DIRECTOR PASCALE CARAYON NAMED HUMAN FACTORS WORK STREAM LEADER BY NEHI TO GUIDE HEALTHCARE WITHOUT WALLS INITIATIVE
NEHI (The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) has announced work stream leaders for its Health Care Without Walls initiative, which is focused on advancing development of a more distributed and accessible health care system, drawing on current and future technologies.

WIHSE DIRECTOR PASCALE CARAYON RECEIVES UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE EXTRA MILE AWARD
The “Extra Mile Award” is awarded to a UW Health faculty member, outside of the Department of Medicine, who has made significant contributions to the Department of Medicine.

DAVID BATES, MD, MSc, ANNOUNCED AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR 2018 WIHSE CONFERENCE
David Bates, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 WIHSE conference on May 2. Dr. Bates is an international expert in health IT and patient safety.

 

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