Service Systems Executive Speaker Series and Working Group Talk
Speaker: Fred Hosea, Ph.D.
Program Manager for Clinical Technology, Kaiser Permanente
Time: Thursday, October 22, 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley (NASA Research Park Bldg 23) Room 213 [directions]
Title: Challenges in HealthCare planning and Technology adoption: Case study of wireless carts for EMR access across clinics
Fred Hosea, Ph.D. is Program Manager for Clinical Technology at Kaiser Permanente, the largest not-for-profit health plan in the United States, where he is responsible for the management of special projects and initiatves that require cross-functional coordination and support across business divisions and medical areas in Northern California, alignment of inter-regional stakeholders, and liaison with external organizations. He supports the long-term strategic development of clinical technologies working with sixteen Clinical Technology Committees, enterprise technology and process partners, and with capital projects teams to ensure that new technologies are assessed, planned and delivered successfully. He also supports work of Clinical Technology committees as liaison to the Sidney Garfield Healtcare Innovation Center, and works internationally to promote professional collaborations in clinical engineering training and innovative planning methodologies, including the WHO iHTP program.