Change Management: The Human Side of Automation

Veronique De Vroey, Alistair Gammie|2015-04-14

Your team is key to the success of the project, and their knowledge and participation are critical to achieving the results you hope to gain.

Duration: 1 hour
Webinar recording is now available for replay.

Implementing laboratory automation involves many technical details including systems, hardware, and software, as well as complex project management to oversee planning, logistics, and processes.

Engaging your entire team early in the process ensures that they share your vision and contribute insight to the project plan. Team participation from start to finish gives you the opportunity to gather expertise, set expectations, address concerns, and reinvent roles with additional career opportunities that bring additional value to the lab.

Join us for an informative webinar, learning from the real world experience of UZA (Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium). Veronique De Vroey, Lab Manager of Clinical Pathology, will share her insight and experience as their busy clinical diagnostic lab transitioned to a new automated laboratory without disrupting their operations.

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Learning Objectives

  • Determine who the key stakeholders are that are part of your core project team when implementing new automation.
  • Discover how to manage the transition of an active lab automation system with minimal disruption to operations.
  • Hear how the lab maintained workflow during the transition without a track.
  • Learn best practices for documenting processes and workflows to manage the project effectively.


Mevr. Veronique De Vroey

Mevr. Veronique De Vroey
Lab Manager, Clinical Pathology
UZA (Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen)
(Antwerp University Hospital), Belgium

Alistair Gammie, PhD

Alistair Gammie, PhD
Global Head, Senior Director
Healthcare Consulting Solutions (HCS)
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.



Julie Melzner

Julia Melzner
Director, Global Solutions Marketing
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.

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