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Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019

Sean Bozorgzad

Medical Director Emergency Department
Peace Health United General Medical Center

Sean operates at the nexus of computer science and Healthcare. He is an experienced emergency room physician with a passion for software development. Sean is the CEO of Potentia Analytics and an adjunct faculty at the University of Southern Illinois Department of Computer Science. In his clinical roles Sean is currently the Chief of Medicine and the Emergency Department Medical Director at Peace Health United General Medical Center in Sedro Woolley, Washington.

May 14, 2019
10:45am - 11:25am
Room 24

Hospital flow optimization innovative techniques fine tune processes involved in patient flow, refining by hour of the day, week, and month for better outcomes in resource utilization. 

In this session, attendees will learn an approach to uncover and optimize clinically unnecessary variations in patient flow, enabling healthcare providers to spend more time with patient engagement and enhancing the patient experience.  

Key takeaways:

  • To improve the emergency flow one must eliminate the unnecessary steps (reduce waste) and decrease variability. 
  • Certain external factors such as weather can help improve prediction of flow and reduce variability.
  • Continuous surveillance of the emergency department with machine learning helps better match the capacity with the demand hence improve flow, reduce waste, improve patient satisfaction

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