Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsJOHN RASA: Running a hospital as safely and efficiently as humanly possible must be one of the most challenging and complex tasks for any health leader. It's next to running the air-flight traffic management of the busiest airports in the world. It not only requires tremendous teamwork but also processes akin to running a finely tuned jet engine, with the most complex of technologies, that have potentially life-changing outcomes. Hello. I'm Adjunct Associate Professor John Rasa, one of the highly qualified educators you'll be learning with in this free Introduction to Hospital Operations being offered by Deakin University on FutureLearn.
Skip to 0 minutes and 49 secondsEven if you're not trying to land multiple planes on a labyrinth of runways, where you have more planes circling than you have runways available, as a hospital administrator in charge of hospital operations you need to possess the capabilities and mastery of airport traffic controllers, to ensure all the human and physical resources at your disposal are used to land every plane before they run out of fuel. To advance your career prospects and overall employability, it's to your advantage that you can assess hospital delays and offer a range of practical solutions, solutions that not only save the hospital money and enhance access to services but also to improve overall patient experience.
Skip to 1 minute and 34 secondsDeakin University as a world leader in health and physical sciences and is ranked in the top 1% of universities globally. By taking this course, you'll learn about the causes of hospital delays and explore practical ways to resolve them. If you're a healthcare professional looking to advance your career in the hospital sector and make a real difference to patient outcomes and overall experience, join me by enrolling in this free course today.