Innovative SimSolutions provides a wide range of value based simulation advisory and related consulting services to hospitals and academic organizations.
There are well documented reports from the Institute of Medicine on the need to improve healthcare outcomes. This has challenged healthcare professionals to redesign systems to improve patient safety results (IOM, 2000). Patients deserve safe care.
With 98,000 lives being lost annually to healthcare related events the healthcare industry has the responsibility to do a better job. Simulation can provide effective solutions to improve clinical outcomes and safety for healthcare teams.
At Innovative SimSolutions, we are passionate about helping hospitals, schools and professionals learn about affordable solutions for using simulation in healthcare to improve clinical results for patients. Including helping hospitals reduce their Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI's) as well as Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC's).
Deb has over 35 years in healthcare experience with a wide variety of responsibilities in both clinical and academic settings throughout the United States.
The majority of Deb's clinical experience has been in emergency medicine, with a special focus on pediatrics, geriatrics, special needs, and team building. Her experience includes working at 5 major hospital systems in the Chicago Metropolitan area. Deb held positions in ICU, Telemetry, ER and various clinical educator roles spanning over 25 years.
Regarding Deb's academic experience, she worked for a national nursing university as Manager of Simcare Operations. Serving in this role, Deb led or significantly contributed to the set up and oversight of 20 simulation centers across the United States. This included design, planning, budgeting, implementation/set-up, testing of the lab equipment and training of all Lab staff. Additionally, Deb worked with all levels of the organization to provide education for nursing faculty on implementing simulation into practice. As an adjunct professor, Deb also taught clinical classes to the students at the university's Chicago campus.
Deb is a simulation subject matter expert and has presented nationally and internationally on simulation at both IMSH as well as INASCL, and many other institutions and organizations.
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