Physician Community Podcast

Episode #22: Management Engineering and Process Improvement (ME-PI) Toolkit


Ms. Pauline Hogan, Performance Improvement Engineer with Franciscan Skemp-Mayo Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin and Chair of the ME-PI Tools and Topics Work Group provides an overview of the ME-PI Toolkit. Learn the meaning of management engineering and process improvement and the role they play in ambulatory practices and hospital settings. Ms. Hogan shares how the ME-PI Community began and discusses some of the more than 200 tools that would be of interest to physicians. The interview was conducted by Jack Varga, MD, MHSA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Physician Informaticist, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC.

The ME-PI Toolkit is an evolving dynamic body of knowledge provided by HIMSS members. We invite the use of these tools and topics within your organization to educate your staff, improve your processes and promote effective, efficient use of Health Information Technology that improves patient care.