BID Milton Hospital

Milton Hospital

PARTNER CHALLENGE Milton Hospital’s new emergency department was facing critical clinical and administrative challenges. In looking to address issues such as escalating waits, low patient satisfaction scores and a soaring 12% elopement rate (patients leaving without being seen), Milton Hospital partnered with our Department of Emergency Medicine to manage the ED and help improve operations… Details
macep

Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians

PARTNER CHALLENGE The Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians (MACEP) wanted to revamp its strategic plan. MACEP’s current strategic plan was created in 2006 and had become outdated. Through the design and execution of a new strategic plan, MACEP wanted to: increase member engagement improve internal and external communication initiatives firmly position the organization as a… Details
Other Projects

Other Projects

Disaster management assessment of Panama's national government for use in future disaster planning and mitigation Module developed for disaster management of terrorist events for the United Nations Disaster Management Training Program Hazardous material mitigation and response program for the City of Boston Department of Health and Hospitals Incident command system training in numerous cities in… Details
Region Skane, Sweden

Region Skane, Sweden

In 2013, we launched a collaborative project with Helsingborg Hospital in Region Skåne, Sweden. The goal of this project is to advance the emergency care delivery system in the Helsingborg area and position the hospital as a ‘Center of Excellence for Emergency Care’ within Region Skåne.

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Dis Med

Disaster Medicine Projects

Alaska Shield Fellows and BIDMC fellowship faculty were invited by the State of Alaska to function as evaluators and researchers for Alaska Shield, a statewide disaster drill involving local, state, and federal agencies in numerous scenarios designed this year to mimic the 1964 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake. The events had more than 10,000 professional personnel…

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Iceland Case Study

Icelandic Emergency Medicine Initiative (IEMI)

Between 2008-2011, HMFP worked with the Landspitali University Hospital in Reykjavik on several projects: first, the development of a post-graduate, 24-month training program in Emergency Medicine which prepared Icelandic physicians for formal EM residency training programs outside of Iceland; second, the curricula development and implementation of training programs for the 12-month post-graduate EM nursing program;…

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Tuscan Emergency

The Tuscan Emergency Medicine Initiative (TEMI)

The Tuscan Emergency Medicine Initiative (TEMI) is a collaborative effort between HMFP and the Tuscan Ministry of Health to create standardized training in emergency medicine for the region of Tuscany. Between 2007 – 2009, the program trained more than 625 Tuscan emergency physicians. The training resulted in a transition to a single-provider model of emergency…

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Tuscan Mobile Simulation Project

Meyer Pediatric Trauma Center

HMFP collaborated with the Tuscan Ministry of Health to create a pediatric trauma center (PTC) at the Meyer Pediatric Hospital in Florence, Italy, in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Boston. On June 15, 2009, after a 3-year planning and training period, the PTC officially opened to become the first pediatric trauma center in Italy. The goals of…

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Tuscan Mobile Sim Project

Tuscan Mobile Simulation Project

HMFP collaborated with the University of Florence and the Tuscan Ministry of Health to design and implement a pilot project for a mobile simulation program which would offer emergency department team training to Tuscan hospitals. This two-year project included project planning, curriculum development, logistical support, and simulation instructor training on-site in Italy.  

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TEMSI

Tuscan Emergency Medical Services Initiative (TEMSI)

HMFP collaborated with the University of Florence and the Tuscan Ministry of Health to develop an intensive EMS training program for Tuscan ambulance workers to improve their skill levels so that they are closer in line with those of a US paramedic. This two-year project included curriculum development and management and leadership training in Boston…

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