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ISE Lecturer Wins Award for Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement

ISE Lecturer Todd Schneider will receive the 2015 SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement Award. He will be recognized at the HIMSS16 Awards Gala on Thursday, March 3. Todd is being recognized for demonstrating leadership in implementing significant synergies between the process improvement and information technology fields.

The SHS (Society for Health Systems) is a society of IIE whose mission is to contribute to the improvement of healthcare processes through systems engineering, analysis, and process improvement methods.

Todd Schneider is the Interim System Manager of Process Excellence & Operational Planning for OhioHealth, an 11-hospital system based in Columbus, OH. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering & Management from North Dakota State University and has a Master’s in Business Administration from Florida State University.

Todd was exposed to Lean manufacturing principles at Boston Scientific, and has spent his career applying these concepts and other industrial engineering tools to healthcare settings to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. His career spans pediatric, for-profit, and not-for-profit health systems. He is also a lecturer in the Integrated Systems Engineering department at The Ohio State University and previously served as an examiner for Florida’s Baldrige-based quality award. Todd is a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, a Fellow in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and is a Diplomate and past-President of IIE’s Society for Health Systems. In 2013, Todd was recognized with a Distinguished Member award from SHS and was also the 2015 recipient of the SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement Award.

More information can be found at http://www.himssconference.org.

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