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Podcast, The Lens – 65. How to Translate New Learnings to Actionable Plans

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Alli Kulp, Todd Schneider, and Emily Swaney join us from OhioHealth, one of our Catalysis Healthcare Value Network member organizations. They took the opportunity to send a group to the 2022 Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit and share about the process they created to categorize and prioritize their team’s takeaways and learnings to ensure they got […]

Podcast, The Lens – 63. Psychological Barriers to Problem-Solving and Agility in Healthcare

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Dr. Pierre-Luc Fournier, Professor of Operations Management at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, and a contributor to our partner CLEAR (the Center for Lean Engagement and Research) at the University of California – Berkeley School of Public Health, shares about the results of a study done on the psychological barriers to problem-solving and agility […]

Podcast, The Lens – 61. Closing the Loop at Intermountain Healthcare

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Matt Pollard, a former ER doctor and now Vice President of Continuous Improvement at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City discusses the importance of closing the loop and constant diligence in maintaining and examining your systems to keep them moving forward. Related Items Creating a Lean Management System Overview Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Catalysis Healthcare […]

Podcast, The Lens – 59. Lean Management IS your Quality-PI-Safety-Risk Management Program

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Dr. Lee Erickson, Senior VP & Chief Quality Officer with Tufts Medicine in Massachusetts shares about Integrated Daily Management Systems and Tiered huddles and how they are all interconnected to improve all outcomes. Related Items Catalysis Healthcare Value Network Creating a Lean Management System Overview workshop Customized Services

Lean Leadership in the Time of the Great Resignation

By: Felicity Pino, MS, MPA, Director of Performance Improvement at Children’s Mercy Throughout 2021, more than 47.8 million American employees voluntarily left their jobs, an all-time record, and 12 million more than in 2020 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022).  The year saw so many resignations that the trend became known as “the Great Resignation.”  Currently, […]

Podcast, The Lens – 58. How to Build a Better Boat and Keep it Afloat

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We are joined by Jeannine Grinnell, CEO of UW Medicine – Valley Medical Center, who presented a keynote at the 2022 Catalysis Lean Healthcare Summit in Salt Lake City, sharing about their journey and work to “build a better boat.” Related Items Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Catalysis Healthcare Value Network Customized Services

Podcast, The Lens – 57. Adapting Huddles for a Hybrid Remote World

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            Daily huddles are an important element in a lean management system. Shelcy Kamrud and Natalie Bergstrom, from Mount Sinai Morningside, share with us about how they implemented and adapted their daily huddle standard to their Patient Care Liaison team, virtually. Related Items Article “Adapting Daily Management Huddles for a […]