John Hansmann

John Hansmann, MSIE, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, DSHS is currently the Director of Labor Management & Productivity for Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a 49 hospital for-profit health care system based in Dallas, TX. His current focus is the development and implementation of the labor management system across Tenet Healthcare.  Prior to Tenet, Mr. Hansmann worked for Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah as the Urban South Region Manager of Management Engineering. He has almost 25 years of healthcare experience in operations, productivity management, strategic and IT analyses. He has expertise in the development of standardized nursing care models and staffing practices, optimizing patient throughput, and leading workflow analysis. Mr. Hansmann is a frequent speaker on the effects and implications that technology has on clinical operations.

Mr. Hansmann is a Fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS.) He is a past Board member and former chair of the Board Finance Committee. Prior to his Board experience, Mr. Hansmann served on numerous committees, and has been an annual conference paper reviewer/coach and presenter many times. Mr. Hansmann is the author of two chapters in the HIMSS Guidebook Series:  Management Engineering and one chapter in the Performance Improvement in Hospitals and Health Systems book on management engineering and process improvement in healthcare. In 2002, he received the prestigious HIMSS Leadership award.  Mr. Hansmann is also a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and Diplomat within the Society for Health Systems (SHS), a society within IIE. He has served in many different roles in IIE and SHS, culminating with being the national President for SHS in 1999/2000.

Mr. Hansmann currently serves on the Advisory Board for the school of Industrial Engineering at North Dakota State University.  He is a frequent speaker at student chapter events, guest lecturer in the classroom and was the keynote speaker at the senior Capstone Banquet in April 2005. Mr. Hansmann also is the past chair of the Logistics Committee for the Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure event in Salt Lake City.

Mr. Hansmann received his BSIE and MSIE from North Dakota State University. 

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