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Newsletter: Are You Overburdening Your Operational Leaders?

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Are You Overburdening Your Operational Leaders? When executive teams develop strategies for the organization, it is important to: Consider the current organization conditions. Jeff Hunter, former senior vice president of strategy and marketing at ThedaCare, discusses defining and deploying strategy. Connect the improvement work to value-driven organization measures. Keep the number of initiatives to the […]

Insights from Leading a Lean Healthcare Revolution

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In the latest article from Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces, Bill Fox interviewed John Toussaint, MD and CEO of Catalysis. Fox created “Insights from Leading a Lean Healthcare Revolution,” based on the information Dr. Toussaint shared regarding his experience adapting and implementing lean methodologies at hospitals and health systems around the world. We are pleased to share […]

PRESS RELEASE: Catalysis Lean Leadership Series Announced at Martin Health System

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                                                                                              NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Sara Thompson 920-659-7461 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATALYSIS LEAN LEADERSHIP SERIES ANNOUNCED AT MARTIN HEALTH SYSTEM; TRANSFORMING HABITS AND BEHAVIORS OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS APPLETON, WISC. – July 17, 2017 – Catalysis today announced it will host a Lean Leadership Series at Martin Health System in Stuart, Fla., November 7-10. The […]

Press Release: Lean Leadership Series at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center

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                                                                                              NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Sara Thompson 920-659-7461 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATALYSIS LEAN LEADERSHIP SERIES ANNOUNCED AT RICHARD L. ROUDEBUSH VA MEDICAL CENTER; TRANSFORMING HABITS AND BEHAVIORS OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS APPLETON, WISC. – July 17, 2017 – Catalysis today announced it will host a Lean Leadership Series at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical […]

NEWSLETTER: A New Way to Prompt Innovative Thinking

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Does Your Management Style Allow for Innovative Thinking?   Many leaders suffer from behavioral tendencies and management styles that don’t naturally allow for innovative thinking. Decades of adhering to regulations, organizational procedures and healthcare mandates hinder the ability (or desire) to try new thinking to solve persistent organizational issues and problems. When it comes to innovation in […]

Newsletter: What Causes Physician Burnout?

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The Causes of Physician Burnout and How Continuous Improvement Can Help Physician burnout seems commonplace in today’s complex healthcare system environment. Top frustrations among doctors include: Loss of autonomy Decreased control over practice environment  Insufficient use of time or administrative burden   If you want providers involved in continuous improvement efforts, you must address these […]

Get Innovative: A Message for Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

During my tenure as a hospital CEO, one hurdle often seemed insurmountable: getting leaders and staff across the organization to think like innovators. Many leaders suffer from behavioral tendencies and management styles that don’t naturally allow for innovative thinking. Decades of adhering to regulations, organizational procedures and healthcare mandates hinder the ability (or desire) to […]