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Healthcare systems conference in Texas Feb. 20-22 features a medical futurist along with ‘high-quality’ education

NORCROSS, GA – 02-06-2019 ( — Are you running a tight, economically sound and efficient operation? Find out at the Healthcare…

By Editorial Team , in PR , at February 7, 2019

NORCROSS, GA – 02-06-2019 ( — Are you running a tight, economically sound and efficient operation? Find out at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement (HSPI) Conference Feb. 20-22 in San Antonio where process improvement professionals and management engineers meet and enjoy exhibits and education on the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts, including lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation and project management. 

Sponsored by the Society for Healthcare Systems (SHS), an association within the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), HSPI will include keynote presentations by Rubin Pillay, M.D., Ph.D., a medical futurist and visiting professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Mark Graban, a consultant, author and founder of 

Describing the conference content as “high-quality,” HSPI 2019 Conference Chair Eddie Pérez-Ruberté, BayCare Health System, Bradenton, Florida, says that HSPI takeaways cover “everything from simulation and patient throughput improvements to emotional intelligence, change management and leadership.” 

Pérez-Ruberté raves that HSPI is the “highest-energy conference I attend every year! I love the energy, the camaraderie and the knowledge sharing the conference fosters! … I come back renewed every year after attending the HSPI Conference.”

 In addition are networking events, including a student reception, speed networking and welcome reception Feb. 20; a welcome address, networking reception and Dutch treat din­ners Feb. 21; and breakfast with exhibitors and lean cocktails Feb. 22. 

 Competitions at HSPI include the SHS Healthcare Innovation Competi­tion and SHS Student Simulation Competition.

 To learn more and register for HSPI, visit After Feb. 11, registrations are available on-site at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

 About the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers: IISE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides knowledge, training, networking opportunities and recognition to enhance the skills and effectiveness of its members, customers and the profession.

 For more information, contact IISE Chief Operating Officer Donna Calvert at (770) 349-1108 or, or visit the IISE website at  

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