Register for the upcoming Seminars offered by IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) and taught by Adrienne Dickerson.
Lean Six Sigma for Health Care - May 2-6, 2011 - IIE HQ, Norcross GA
Principles in Patient Flow & Throughput - June 21-22, 2011 - IIE HQ, Norcross GA
Dickerson, President of Cadence Health, has written
articles for trade journals and presented at national
coferences. A sample of these materials is presented
the Numbers Work: Using the Date
Purveyors of Industrial Engineering to rescue health
care systems" -- Article published in Industrial Engineer,
July 2006, Volume 38 (National
magazine of the Institute for Industrial Engineers). Cover article on the
use of data and engineering professionals in healthcare.
Not About Apples" --
Article published in Industrial Engineer, February 2003, Volume 36 (National
magazine of the Institute for Industrial Engineers). A column on the correct
application of benchmarking exercises in healthcare.
Revenue Cycle Performance Improvement" --
Co-presented at the 2006 Society for Health System
Conference in San Diego, CA. This presentation outlines
how one hospital uses a unique department structure
to revolutionize how
they approach Managed Care Contracting, Denials Management,
and other Revenue Cycle Improvements. We share tips
and tricks you can implement to
achieve the same type of cash increases.
Since 2003 average managed care inpatient payment
increased $2,500 per case, 1Q 2005
saw over $2.6 million in denials collections, and
CDM efforts resulted in an increase in net
revenue of $7.3 million for the year ending
Power of Collaboratition" -- Webinar presented
in July 2005. Methods for presenting data to use competitiveness
and collaboration to your advantage for motivating
change. Examples of reports and strategies for all
levels of management from Executive to Department Manager.
O-I™ Toolkit: A Guide for Using ACTION in your Facility" -- Co-presented
at the 2005 Solucient National Conference. An overview
on using benchmarking data and productivity throughout
a single, or multiple, organizations.
HBSI Action™ Across
Multiple Organizations" --
Presented at the 2003 Solucient National Conference.