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Barbara Bryan, a Managing Director at Prism Healthcare Partners, was selected to present at the 2015 Patient Flow Management Congress. Bryan, an expert in clinical performance improvement, led the main conference workshop, “The Key Components to Implement Successful Hospital Wide Throughput to Optimize Patient Flow Management.” The interactive workshop reviewed the components essential to efficient patient flow at a hospital. Key areas of discussion included leadership and team structuring, tools to measure performance, process changes to improve throughput, and strategies to obtain support and ensure changes are sustainable.

Bryan has guided hospitals, health systems, and academic medical centers through comprehensive clinical performance improvement initiatives for more than 20 years. She specializes in process improvement, patient flow, management tool development and critical analysis of potential improvements in cost, quality, and service. Bryan is a nationally recognized industry leader in patient flow and business-process operational improvement and has written and presented on the subject numerous times for distinguished industry associations ad publications.

The annual Patient Flow Management Congress, held by Global Media Dynamics in Las Vegas, NV, on June 25-26, 2015, draws healthcare executives from across the United States to share strategies and best practices to manage patient flow within the changing healthcare environment. Bryan led “The Key Components to Implement Successful Hospital Wide Throughput to Optimize Patient Flow Management” on Thursday, June 25.