Capstone – Project
Cost-Based Reimbursement for Lung Transplantation Utilizing Tevesol’s EVOSS
A Collaboration Between
LifeGift is looking to optimize organ donation and procurement through the use of a state-of-the-art product, Tevesol, which utilizes negative pressure ventilation to preserve a donor’s lungs.
Company Supervising Team
Course Info & Engagement Details
|Engagement Format||Capstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.|
|Course||Harvard University Masters in Clinical Service Operations Student Co-Op – Precious|
|Students Enrolled||30 students|
|Meeting Day & Time||M 2:00-4:00pm Central, T 8;00-10:00am Central, W 8:00-10:00am Central, TR 6:30-8:30pm Central|
|Student Time Commitment||1-3 Hours Per Week|
|Company Time Commitment||1 Hour|
|Duration||(11/02/2020 - 04/30/2020)|
There are currently no supervisors assigned.
October 16, 2020
Collaboration request published. Companies may express interest in participating.
October 29, 2020
Final date for companies to express interest in participating.
November 20, 2020
Meet with Kevin, Precious, Ankush, and Shant to finalize the Engagement Scope and Project Charter
Kevin will acquire literature and process information to share with Precious. She will review the literature, get acquainted with LifeGift, and learn about her main project pertaining to Tevesol’s medical device, EVOSS (Ex-Vivo Organ Support System).
LifeGift’s stated goal of this engagement is to create a Cost-Based Reimbursement Model to address the final stages of the lung transplantation model. (engagement scope?)
Project Charter with Tentative Dates and Future Deliverables
Assess Precious’ areas of focus during the engagement define success for the engagement.
Plan a face-to-face meeting and facility tour between Kevin Myer & Precious, if possible
Delineate Precious’ responsibilities and key deliverables for Life Gift.
November 23, 2020
OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH
November 30, 2020
Check-In Meeting – 10:00 AM ET
April 30, 2021
OFFICIAL PROJECT END
Key Milestones & Project Process
December 4, 2020 - Immersion & Orientation
Immersion and Understanding of the Organ Transplant and Donation Ecosystem / Tevesol’s Solution
The goal is to gain a deep understanding of:
- The terminology used in the Organ Transplant and Donation field (including language that is specific to LifeGift).
- The organ procurement transplant network such as Donors, Procurement Methods, Transplant Groups.
- Common organ transplant issues.
- The medical device company Tevesol, its EVOSS device, how it functions, and how it solves common organ transplant issues.
The consultant will provide a summary of LifeGift and its affiliation with Tevesol. The consultant should focus on the medical device Tevesol and its use as a solution to common lung transplantation issues.
December 31, 2020 - Project Planning
What data exists?
What key components must be included in the operational plan?
What resources would be required?
Outline the goals and milestones for the remainder of the project. What research needs to be done? What end deliverable must be created to operationalize Tevesol partnership?
January 29, 2021 - Focus on Operational, Supply Chain, and Technology Plan
What are the operational requirements to get partnership up-and-running?
What are the supply chain implications of this partnership?
What data and information must be included?
What technology must be integrated into the plan?
Outline a full operational plan to roll out Tevesol Partnership
February 28, 2021 - Refined Operational Plan
Based on feedback, how might you refine your roll-out strategy
Produce approved roll-out strategy
April 30, 2021 - Add Financial Component to Plan
What are the financial implications for the partnership?
How should this be outlined in the operational plan?
Hand-off operational plan for LifeGift and Tevesol to manage partnership moving forward.
Plan to prepare you successor on how to manage partnership moving forward