Region Sjaelland Emergency Nursing Education

PARTNER CHALLENGE Emergency nurse skills-based education in Region Sjaelland, Denmark is not standardized between its four hospitals, resulting in variability of emergency nursing practice. To address this lack of standardization and raise overall competency levels, emergency nursing leaders from Region Sjaelland partnered with nurse specialists from Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical… Details
Tuscan Emergency Medicine Initiative

Tuscan Mobile Simulation

PARTNER CHALLENGE Medical education using high-fidelity simulation is a standard in Tuscan regional medical education programs, but rolling out region-wide access to training at fixed simulation centers presents obvious logistical and economic challenges. The Region of Tuscany and the University of Florence decided to launch a mobile simulation program in order to develop a high-quality… Details
TEMSI Case Study

Tuscan EMS Initiative

PARTNER CHALLENGE A needs assessment in the region of Tuscany showed that skills training amongst non-physician pre-hospital workers (“rescuers”) was not standardized. In order to improve rescuer preparedness and, ultimately, pre-hospital patient care in the region, a joint collaboration between our Department of Emergency Medicine and the University of Florence, Italy, was formed, and named the Tuscan… Details
Pediatric Trauma System

Meyer Pediatric Hospital, Italy

PARTNER CHALLENGE A needs assessment in the region of Tuscany showed that the pediatric trauma system was fragmented, poorly developed, and in need of major modifications in order to improve clinical care. The regional pediatric hospital, Anna Meyer Children’s Hospital in Florence, was a predominately elective facility which was not able to effectively treat minor or major… Details
Tuscan Emergency

Tuscan Emergency System, Italy

PARTNER CHALLENGE A needs assessment conducted of the Tuscan emergency system revealed a resource-rich, well-developed system that lacked formal training in emergency medicine. This lack of training resulted in variability of emergency care delivery between hospital EDs and within individual EDs. Regional healthcare leaders saw the need to move towards adoption of a model in… Details
BIDMC Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

PARTNER CHALLENGE Critically-ill medical patients arriving to an emergency department can be time consuming and resource intensive. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) wanted to better serve these patients by providing them with diagnosis and treatment faster and more efficiently. Our faculty was tasked with the goal of developing a system that would decrease time of… Details
st vincent hospital

Saint Vincent Hospital

PARTNER CHALLENGE Saint Vincent Hospital’s emergency department sees over 60,000 patients annually in its 38-bed facility. With approximately 165 patient visits every day, the emergency department was struggling with ‘door to doctor’ times as high as 80 minutes and ‘left without being seen’ rates as high as 8%. Leadership was determined to increase operational efficiency… Details
BID Milton Hospital

Milton Hospital

PARTNER CHALLENGE Milton Hospital’s new emergency department was facing critical clinical and administrative challenges. In looking to address issues such as escalating waits, low patient satisfaction scores and a soaring 12% elopement rate (patients leaving without being seen), Milton Hospital partnered with our Department of Emergency Medicine to manage the ED and help improve operations… Details

Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians

PARTNER CHALLENGE The Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians (MACEP) wanted to revamp its strategic plan. MACEP’s current strategic plan was created in 2006 and had become outdated. Through the design and execution of a new strategic plan, MACEP wanted to: increase member engagement improve internal and external communication initiatives firmly position the organization as a… Details
Other Projects

Other Projects

Disaster management assessment of Panama's national government for use in future disaster planning and mitigation Module developed for disaster management of terrorist events for the United Nations Disaster Management Training Program Hazardous material mitigation and response program for the City of Boston Department of Health and Hospitals Incident command system training in numerous cities in… Details