Pam McGee, Technology, and Mary Richards, Essentia West Region Health Care, had a presentation proposal, titled “Lean Health Care: It’s an Emergency!”, accepted after peer review by the Association of Technical Management and Applied Engineering. They will present at the ATMAE Fall 2011 conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Their presentation will showcase: a) Lessons learned, best practices, and tools utilized when Essentia West applies to process improvement initiatives, b) Competencies desired by Health Care in Technical Management and Operations Management graduates, and c) How MSU Moorhead’s Operation Management program is partnering with Essentia West to apply the guidelines from the ATMAE accreditation curriculum foundation requirements to create graduates that are in high demand in the health care industry.