Tag Archives: performance improvement

Making the complex simple

As part of the Performance Improvement (PI) team, it’s our role to come up with simple solutions to improve the way care is delivered within our facilities. We’ve traditionally achieved this by gathering information from subject matter experts on projects over a period of months until we had enough data to craft new processes we […]

How can a Portfolio Management Office (PMO) support the advancement of your innovation strategy?

I am sure you may be asking, “What is a Portfolio Management Office (PMO)?” In order to better understand a PMO, we can begin with some high-level definitions. A portfolio is a collection of projects and/or programs that are coordinated (timed and sequenced) to support the efficient execution of strategic initiatives. Portfolio management is an approach […]

Is Continuous Improvement Innovation?

Innovation may appear to be the newest topic for health care, but at OSF HealthCare, innovation has been grounded in our Mission to serve persons in the spirit of Christ, from the very beginning.  Our Sisters modeled innovation for us, from their utilization of a Peoria Journal Star newspaper helicopter for the first “Life-Flight” of […]