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Ann Arbor Spark

2018 Annual Healthcare Symposium: Lean: A Safer Tomorrow

Friday, May 18 2018 at 8:00am

Tentative Agenda:

Registration with Continental Breakfast 7:45-8:30 am

Welcome (MLC and HFHS): 8:30-8:45 am

1st Keynote: 8:45-10:00 am (1 hour plus Q&A)

1st Breakout sessions: 10:10-11:10 am

Lunch and informal networking 11:10-12:10

2nd Breakout sessions: 12:15-1:15

3rd Breakout session 1:20-2:20

Break: 2:20-2:35

2nd keynote: 2:35-3:45 (1 hour plus Q&A)

Wrap up: 3:45-4:00

Clean Up: 4:00-4:30

Parking is free in the visitors lot. Please park farther away to leave close spots for patients and carpool if possible.

Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Keynote Bios:

Lynn M. Torossian, President and CEO of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, is a respected leader and seasoned healthcare professional with nearly 30 years of experience in multiple organizations and areas, including finance, revenue cycle, managed care, physician organizations and operations.

At Henry Ford West Bloomfield, Torossian provides executive leadership for the 191-bed, $360 million facility. Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital delivers a comprehensive health care experience that includes mind, body and spirit as essential elements in the healing process. Her oversight includes strategic planning, business development, physician recruitment and hospital operations.

Torossian holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Eastern Michigan University and is a certified public accountant.  She is board-certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Torossian is a council member of the American Hospital Association Section for Metropolitan Hospitals. She is on the board of directors for Rose Hill Center in Holly, Michigan; and the board of the Huron Valley State Bank, as well as active in the community.

A Milford resident, she is married with two adult children.  Julia Swanson, Vice President, Performance Analytics and Improvement, leads a team that is responsible for effective organizational performance measurement, review, and project execution is occurring through strategy deployment, comprehensive analytical and electronic data warehouse solutions, performance improvement techniques, and an enterprise wide project management office.  She has 23 years of experience in improving integrated health care operations with expertise in strategy deployment, measurement, organizational performance review, disciplined execution and identifying operational interdependencies in order to bridge silos and levels in organizations to increase efficiency and effectiveness and drive results.

She was last the Administrator for Innovation and Quality at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital where she was responsible for the performance of the hospital’s quality oversight system including risk prevention, infection control, regulatory readiness, monitoring and measuring performance, strategic planning, and the coordination of hospital-wide innovation and improvement efforts.  In her time at the hospital, she was very proud of the accomplishments of opening a new hospital on time and on budget and achieving successful accreditation three days after opening.  Julia led the team at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to ISO Certification within one year of opening the hospital.

Prior to this position, Julia worked throughout Henry Ford Health System as a project manager with a focus on process improvement and new initiative implementations.  She has a Bachelors of Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan.

Julia serves on the Oakland University Pawley Lean Institute Advisory Council and is a former senior examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Henry Ford Health Systems Bloomfield 6777 W Maple Rd West Bloomfield Township
MI United States 48322