Phase 1 Problem Identification and Project Formulation
Each Class will include 45 minute lecture and 45 interactive/team process. Weekly or Bi-weekly report and reflection be posted on the web site.
Week #1 Aug 19-21
Aug 19 Why Are We Here? What really happens in the Emergency Department?. lecture by Ellen & Jeremy (check out the Course Notes for presentation slides)
August 21 Clinical process and design considerations for Emergency Department.
Week #2 Aug 26-28
Aug 26 ED Tours - Emory Crawford Long ED Tour
Aug 28 lecture - David Cowan - health systems perspectives (homework: site visit report)
optional Grady ED tour... TBA
Week #3 Sep 02-04
Sep 2 Lecture - Marvina & Jim, Perkins+Will, Practical Innovation
Sep 4 Design Charrette
Week #4 Sep 9-11
Sep 9 - "Marilyn presentation, criterial sorting, and team building exercise"
Sep 11 Lecture – Joyce Bromberg – Field Work methods and techniques
Week #5 Sep 16-18
Sep 16 field observations by individual teams, Marvina to present "triage"
Sep 18 CPOE - Dr. Jon Morris, to speak on Sept. 18th regarding Computerized documentation. He will discuss the EMR, order entry and metrics. He does a lot with data on metrics at Wellstar. His data is helping to change processes throughout the system.
Phase 2 Project Development
Week #6 Sep 23-25
Sep 23 - each team presents their "field observation" findings
Sep 25 - each team collect 3 case studies, and related literature and start a preliminary design)
Week #7 Sep 30-Oct 02
Discussion, project development (case study and a preliminary design)
October 2 - presenting the case studies and a preliminary design - Prototype 1 - 8 min each team
Week #8 Oct 07-09
Prototype 2, mid term presentation & review 10/16 (10/11-14 is Fall break)
Week #9 (No class on Oct 14 - Fall Break) Oct 16
Discussion and reflection on October 16
Phase 3 Project Development and Concept Test
Week #10 Oct 21-23
Getting IRB approval
Week #11 Oct 28-30
Setting up for deployment
Week #12 Nov 04-06
Deployment with visitors??
Phase 4 Project Refinement
Week #13 Nov 11-13
Reports, discussion and revise, presentation
Week #14 Nov 18/20
Week 15 Nov 25 (No class on Nov 27 - Fall Break)
Week 16 Dec 02-04
Final presentations (VIP & Public Open House)
Week 17 Dec 09-11
Final documentation due (grad due 12/15)