Recognized for his outstanding and significant contributions to the betterment of ISPI on a long-term basis, Dr. Jim Hill received the ISPI Distinguished Service Award at the annual conference. Dr. Hill has served on a range of international ISPI Committees and is a regular presenter at the international conference, regional, and local chapter events. Watch him receive the award.
For practitioners of performance and quality, it is beneficial for us to hear from client executives, particularly those that think more about practical outcomes than they do about the science behind the solutions. What follows is a discussion with a notable executive using questions crowdsourced from various interest groups. Stephanie Meade is the vice president and chief nurse at Mercy Health — West Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
For practitioners of performance and quality, it is beneficial for us to hear from client executives — particularly those that think more about practical outcomes than they do about the science behind the solutions. What follows is a discussion with a notable executive using questions crowdsourced from various interest groups.
This week the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Field Policy and Management (OFPM) renewed its contract for the Proofpoint project management system. This represents the third year that Proofpoint will support HUD's 64 field offices across the U.S.
To help organizations get closer to their value objectives, a number of approaches and fields of practice have been developed. Two fields common in today's business environment are human performance technology (HPT) and quality. The recent publication of the Global State of Quality Research: Discoveries 2013 by the American Society for Quality provides customer- and practitioner-related data and offers an opportunity to link the purposes, philosophies, research, and practices of quality and HPT.
This week the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program of the U.S. Navy renewed their contract for Proofpoint's Program Management and Tracking System (PMTS). LCS is a class of US naval surface ship intended for operations close to shore. It is envisioned to be a fast, agile, networked, and flexible surface asset; critically important and innovative to the Navy's surface mission. Due to its ability to be configured to support different warfare areas through an open architecture, mission module design, it provides unprecedented flexibility to the Navy.
This week, Proofpoint's CEO, Dr. Jim Hill, moderated the Executive Buzz Session panel at the annual conference of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). The theme of the panel was "Gaining Executive Mindshare for New Investments." Joining Dr. Hill on the stage we're three nationally-known executives: Pat Hoban-Moore, the director of HUD's Office of Administration; Stephanie Meade, the vice president and Chief Nursing Officer for Mercy Health-West Hospital in Cincinnati, and Jonathan Levine, the Hollywood-based technical director and post-production supervisor for "Larry King Now" and director of "The Daughter", a full length feature film.
This week Mercy West implemented the Proofpoint Leadership Rounding application to collect and respond to patient feedback in real-time. Mercy West is a general medical and surgical hospital, with services that include maternity care, a cancer center, a heart center with open heart surgery, an orthopaedics center, and a women's health center. It is the newest hospital in the Mercy Health system.
This week National Healthcare Corporation (NHC) - Sumter, a 135-bed skilled nursing facility, renewed its contract for use of Proofpoint's cloud-based Infection Control Tool (ICT). Common challenges in the skilled nursing industry include providing a satisfactory number of nurse hours per resident per day and minimizing patients' risk of infection. ICT provides an easy-to-implement solution that addresses both challenges.