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Healthcare Branch - Using “Project Management” to Scale Up Best Practice Across the Province
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When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
5:45 PM
Where: Procom - 7th Floor
2200 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario  M4S 2C6
Presenter: Saima Awan

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Event type: Healthcare Branch

 Saima Awan

Title: Using “Project Management” to scale up best practice across the province

- Illustrating the utilization of project management tools and techniques on a Provincial wide clinical implementation initiative 
- The Who, What, Where and How elements to ensure a successful clinical project 
- Sharing the journey of the DA VINCI project 
- Sharing implementation outcomes and successes 
- Sharing of lessons learned 

Being able to use the tools, techniques and strategies presented in their clinical projects

Ms. Awan is Director of the Integrated Care Pathways (ICP) program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She has successfully implemented innovative and sustainable solutions to enhance clinical processes, patient care and overall clinical efficiency. In her current role she has designed and utilized the methodology of developing Integrated Care Pathways for Mental Health and Addictions, internally at CAMH as well as scaling up best practice externally at other health settings. This work has been recognized by peer hospitals and provincial health agencies, the CAMH Integrated Care Pathways Program was also the recipient of the 2016 Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement by Canadian College of Health Leaders.

She has built internal and external collaborations across the institution with Clinical Programs, Research, Education and works closely with clinical leadership, managers, frontline clinicians and physicians. Ms. Awan is the co-lead on the ARTIC DA VINCI project which is an initiative to take one of the CAMH ICPs and implement it at 8 other health settings. Ms. Awan received her MBA from Queens University (Canada), she also holds certifications in LEAN/Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional and Quality Improvement/Patient Safety. Ms. Awan serves on a number of hospital committees and is a champion for integrating care.

5:45 PM - 6:30 PM - Registration/Networking
6:35 PM - 7:30 PM - Presentation
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Q/A

Fees: (Subject to HST)
Refreshments will be provided
SOC Members (login prior to registering) - $20.00 
PMI Members, Non-Members and Guests - $25.00

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PDU: 1

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