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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 1108 - HEALTH SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

This course uses the systems approach to lead students to understand the forces that drive the healthcare industry in the continuum of care and the role i.e. plays in improving healthcare delivery performance.  The course focuses on the theme of i.e. in healthcare organizations as a catalyst of innovation and change.  Students learn about the applications of i.e. in the bio-manufacturing, public health, and health care organization sectors; leaders in the field will discuss the different healthcare sectors from an i.e. perspective. Students will learn how the i.e. tools and methodologies which they already understand can be used in healthcare and how the performance improvements they generate relate to quality systems including the Baldrige performance excellence program.

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