The International Collaborative for Improving Primary Care Through Industrial and Systems Engineering (I-PrACTISE) held its annual meeting in Madison, WI April 9-11, 2017 at the Pyle Center.

Conference Videos

Joy in Medicine

Christine Sinsky, MD FACP gives a talk at the 2017 I-PrACTISE Conference in Madison, WI.

How Communication Networks Affect Quality of Care Outcomes

Marlon Mundt, PhD and Matthew Swedlund, MD discuss their research on communication networks in primary care clinics.

Measuring Workload in Primary Care

Hari Balasubramanian, PhD presents at the 2017 I-PrACTICE Conference in Madison, WI.

The Science of High-Performing Primary Care

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, MPH gives a talk at the 2017 I-PrACTISE Conference in Madison, WI.

The View From the “C-Suite”

Peter Sanderson, MD MBA presents at the 2017 I-PrACTISE Conference in Madison, WI.

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Location & Accommodations

pyle-lowellConference is held:
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706

Lodging at:
The Lowell Center
610 Langdon St.
Madison, WI

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Conference attendee- Group: I-PrACTISE

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About the Conference

This collaborative, which was started by the late Ben-Tzion Karsh, Ph.D., has brought together primary care clinicians and industrial engineers over a 14 year period to use the tools and methods of engineering to improve the quality of primary care while improving the quality of work life for clinicians and staff.