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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

CONGRATS TO WIHSE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER DOUGLAS WIEGMANN ON RECEIVING A $2 MILLION FIVE YEAR GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES’ AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY!

MAUREEN SMITH & WIHSE DIRECTOR PASCALE CARAYON AWARDED A $2.5 MILLION AHRQ GRANT.
This AHRQ grant, “Engineering Safe Care Journeys for Vulnerable Populations”, is a four-year grant that will create a patient safety passport to support the journey of care for older adults diagnosed with a fall or UTI in the ED.

CHECK OUT THE QSI STUDENT LAB!
A collaboration between WIHSE, ISyE and UW Health, this lab is made up of graduate and undergraduate students who work on various quality and process improvement projects. Stay tuned for more information on their end of the semester poster session!

WIHSE AWARDED PLANNING GRANT FROM NSF TO DEVELOP AN “ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER FOR HEALTHY AND SAFE AGING”
This planning grant will last one year and will be under the direction and leadership of Pascale Carayon, Jingshan Li, Hongrui Jiang, Beth Meyerand, and Jane Mahoney.

PASCALE CARAYON RECEIVES IEA/ELSEVIER JOHN WILSON AWARD AT 2018 TRIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ERGONOMICS ASSOCIATION
This award recognizes major contributions in the field of applied ergonomics, either a specific study or project on applied system design or significant advances in ergonomic design and research.

MORE NEWS

 

Congrats to WIHSE Executive Committee Member Douglas Wiegmann on receiving a $2 million five year grant from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality!

Maureen Smith & WIHSE Director Pascale Carayon awarded a $2.5 million AHRQ grant.

This AHRQ grant, “Engineering Safe Care Journeys for Vulnerable Populations”, is a four-year grant that will create a patient safety passport to support the journey of care for older adults diagnosed with a fall or UTI in the ED.

Check out the QSI Student Lab!

A collaboration between WIHSE, ISyE and UW Health, this lab is made up of graduate and undergraduate students who work on various quality and process improvement projects. Stay tuned for more information on their end of the semester poster session!

WIHSE awarded planning grant from NSF to develop an “Engineering Research Center for Healthy and Safe Aging”

This planning grant will last one year and will be under the direction and leadership of Pascale Carayon, Jingshan Li, Hongrui Jiang, Beth Meyerand, and Jane Mahoney.

Pascale Carayon receives IEA/Elsevier John Wilson Award at 2018 Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association

This award recognizes major contributions in the field of applied ergonomics, either a specific study or project on applied system design or significant advances in ergonomic design and research.