Healthcare

Healthcare

The healthcare marketplace is in transition, and the need to innovate and manage operations and the bottom line require new ideas and effective processes to implement them.

IPM brings three decades of professional project management experience and multi-industry best practices to the healthcare industry. Our project management professionals are Six Sigma, Lean, and Project Management Professional (PMP) certified, and the programs and projects we lead for our clients span the continuum of business operations and patient care. 

Engage IPM to lead initiatives for:

  • Strategy execution: implementing the initiatives that transform strategy to sustainable results
  • Process Improvement: evaluating business and work flow processes and implementing sustainable improvements
  • Information Technology: selecting and implementing business technology
  • Change Management: leading initiatives that require significant changes and stakeholder adoption
  • Merger and Integration: planning and leading execution of M&A activities
  • Project Management Office (PMO) development and support: creating, improving, or supporting PMOs
  • Project Portfolio Management: establishing a structure and process for prioritizing and planning critical initiatives
  • New service and product development: driving the formation and launch of a new entity or service
  • Working through the development and implementation of new innovations in patient care and healthcare administration


Our Clients Include:

  • ACCESS Community Health Network
  • Adventist Midwest (AMITA Health)
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Alverno Clinical Laboratories 
  • Apria Healthcare
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • MaineGeneral Health
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth’s Hospital 
  • Weill Cornell Medical College


 Results for our clients:

  • Guided program to implement a suite of new clinical workflows and practices at a Chicago hospital.  Read case study.
  • Led program responsible for implementing all IT systems in a new, 650,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art hospital. Read case study.
  • Led program to implement Emergency Department (ED) operational improvements, resulting in dramatically improved key metrics. Read case study.
  • Led planning for a strategic capacity expansion of a clinical laboratory. Once resources were in place, transitioned medical group and health plan lab testing to provider. Read case study.
  • Led system-wide strategic PMO for a major health system.
  • Enabled successful integration of an imaging center within six weeks.
  • Led EHR system upgrade, including developing and implementing standardized workflow across 32 outpatient centers.
  • Led root cause analysis and solution development to resolve customer service issues between home healthcare provider and health plan.
  • Coordinated hospital operations consolidation from four to three levels of care to improve patient flow and treatment.
  • Led development and implementation of a program to improve patient prescription compliance. 
  • Coordinated formation of an Accountable Care Entity (ACE), enabling a successful readiness review with the state of Illinois.