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Elizabeth Alley, MD
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Special Interests
Dr. Alley's special interests include ambulatory anesthesia, regional anesthesia and anesthesia for wound care.
Personal Information
Outside of her practice, Dr. Alley enjoys knitting and hiking and traveling with her family.
Clinical Experience
Board Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiologists
Education and Professional Achievements
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale, Ill., 1998
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2002
Professional Activities and Awards

Medical Director, Outpatient Surgery Center at Virginia Mason Federal Way

Virginia Mason Production System Certification Training in progress.

Led Rapid Process Improvement Workshop for Improving Flow at Virginia Mason Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center (OSC) Federal Way. This workshop improved patient and staff satisfaction at the OSC front desk as the volume of patients at the OSC doubled. (2012)

Created, tested and implemented an online patient review form and process for VM Lynnwood's Outpatient Surgery Center. This included training pre-anesthesia nurses and creating standard processes. (2012)

Led Rapid Process Improvement Workshop to create a standard process for Wound Care Clinic in Outpatient Surgery Center in Federal Way. This included creating online documentation and billing, patient information and assuring defect free processes. (2012)

Lead a Kaizen event to standardize regional anesthesia process in Federal Way Outpatient surgery center. Standardized regional anesthesia cart, created standard process for regional anesthesia including continuous infusions. (2011)

Completed Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS) for Leader Training (2012)

Created, tested and implemented online patient review form and process for Federal Way Outpatient Surgery Center. This included training of pre-anesthesia nurses and creating standard processes. (2011)

Simulation training and checklists for Malignant Hyperthermia. Developed simulation study for residency program (2011)

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