Modeling pre/post bed needs for an Interventional Platform

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Live webinar: Thursday December 8th, 11am (ET)   Join architect Frank Zilm as he discusses the development of an "Interventional Platform" concept, integrating surgery, cardiac procedures, interventional radiology, and endoscopy services, as part of planning for a $500 million Saint Louis University Hospital renewal project.   In this webinar session, Frank will detail how he and the planning team approached the challenge of determining the optimum number of required pre-procedure and post procedure beds for this concept using SIMUL8 to model future pre/post flow steps for major patient types.   About Frank Zilm Frank Zilm is a registered architect with…

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Redefining the Care Team to meet Population Health Objectives

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Live webinar: Thursday October 27th, 11am (ET)   Join Dr. Phil Smeltzer from The Medical University of South Carolina as he demonstrates an interactive simulation that helps physicians adopt a population health mindset.   Dr. Smeltzer developed the simulation to train physicians in the principles of population health and to influence healthcare leaders to hire non-MDs into clinical care teams. By allowing decision makers to experiment with staffing levels, they can see the effects of hiring decisions on clinical outcomes.  Join us on October 27th to see the interactive simulation in action and find out how an educational program like…

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You only need 3 results

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There’s a good reason SIMUL8’s KPI summary loads up blank. We’ve had thousands of requests from users over the years to auto populate it with results but we’ve firmly declined. Why? One of the most common errors we see users make with simulation is going into result overload. If you have so many results you can no longer see the critical insights, you will never be able to make a decision. The simulation is there to help make a decision - the simulation is not the end goal!   Less is more. Let me tell you about one of my…

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Three attributes of an award-winning quality and safety team

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The SIMUL8 team would like to congratulate our esteemed users at Memorial Health System on winning the 2016 American Hospital Association (AHA) McKesson Quest for Quality Prize! To discover what makes them an award-winning team, read on.   Every year, the AHA seeks out the best hospital systems that “show leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety in patient care” and award the McKesson Quest for Quality Prize. This year's prize has been awarded to SIMUL8 users Memorial Health System of Springfield, Illinois.But what does it take to become an award-winning healthcare quality and safety team? We round up…

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Come see us this Fall

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Conference season is upon us and we're really looking forward to meeting up with old friends and new. Over the next few months SIMUL8 Corporation is attending a variety of different conferences and events across the US and it would be great to meet up and talk simulation. If you can’t make any of the events but would still like to meet up with us, then get in touch and we can come to you! We regularly visit our users on site to see how they’re getting on with simulation and answer any questions they may have.   Upcoming Events MSUG…

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