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Curt Sellke

Curt Sellke joined Health Catalyst in May, 2015 as a Senior Director/Engagement Leader. Prior to coming to Health Catalyst, Curt worked for MD Revolution as a Regional Vice President. Curt has an undergraduate degree in Business from Western Illinois University, a Masters in Computer Science from DePaul University, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Health Informatics from Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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Healthcare Project Management Techniques: A Pragmatic Approach to Outcomes Improvement

Project management skills and good project managers are increasingly important to the healthcare industry because they can help control costs, manage risk, and speed improvement project outcomes. By applying project management techniques, from waterfall to agile methodologies, organizations can plan, organize, and execute a set of tasks efficiently in order to maximize resources and achieve specific goals.
This article explores project management techniques and offers considerations for healthcare leaders when adapting these techniques for clinical, financial, and operational process improvement. The author also shares a pragmatic application and practical tips for implementing these project management techniques in a healthcare environment.