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Newsletter: Registration Now Open for the 2018 Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Chicago!

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  Are providers spending more time with the EHR than with patients? Get Involved EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Join us June 14-15, 2018 and immerse yourself in the Lean Healthcare Transformation community. Get inspired and discover the strategies you need to transform your healthcare organization.  The annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit is all about […]

Tether to the EHR: Primary Care Physician Workload Assessment Using HER Event Log Data and Time-Motion Observations

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Primary care has become increasingly complex, with electronic health record (EHR) systems adding to the complexity. Our patients expect same-day access for face-to-face care during clinic hours and rapid responses to telephone calls, patient portal messages, laboratory result inquiries, and prescription renewal requests both during and after clinic hours. This concurrent face-to-face and non–face-to-face care, […]

Newsletter: Four Reasons Best Practices Fail to Spread

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  Behavioral dimensions that foster a culture of continuous improvement Get Involved EDUCATION     EVENTS   STORE  NETWORKS   RESOURCES Greetings!   John Toussaint, MD, has visited and observed nearly 200 healthcare systems in more than 17 countries. Almost every one of these organizations has undergone significant innovative care redesign in recent years and has attempted to spread […]

PRESS RELEASE: Hospitals in South Africa Benefit from Lean Management

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                                                                                            NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Chuck Grothaus 612-770-0026 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOSPITALS IN SOUTH AFRICA BENEFIT FROM LEAN MANAGEMENT Transforming Healthcare Systems and Improving Patient Care Doesn’t Require Big Budgets or Expensive Technology APPLETON, WISC. – October 3, 2017 – Following the Lean Healthcare Summit hosted by the Lean Institute Africa, Catalysis today […]

Newsletter: The Six Principles of Lean in Healthcare

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  Cultural Transformation Begins With You. Get Involved EDUCATION    EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Greetings! The rapidly changing reimbursement environment and trend to public reporting in healthcare necessitates improved quality and efficiency. This shift has led many organizations to pursue continuous improvement efforts. Organizations successfully applying lean across the United States and around the world to increase […]

Newsletter: How to Engage Physicians in Continuous Improvement

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  Leverage the experiences of physicians and hospital executives to create your own plan. Get Involved EDUCATION   EVENTS  STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Greetings! In a lean environment, doctors and nurses must allow mistakes to be visible in order to perform root-cause analysis and fix the process. But showing these mistakes hits most medical providers in a vulnerable […]

Newsletter: Engage Your Staff with a Different Approach to Process Improvement

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  Get Involved EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Greetings! After years of team-based rapid improvement events, Cleveland Clinic realized they needed a different approach to process improvement. This white paper tells the story of how their organization engaged 52,000 caregivers in a culture of continuous improvement on a quest to deliver safer, more efficient, and more […]

Dr. John Toussaint: On Developing Healthcare Leaders

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CEO at Catalysis, Dr John Toussaint, talks about the move towards value-based care and the defining traits of an effective healthcare leader. In the lead up to the Lean Healthcare Summit 2017: Empowering Healthcare Professionals Through Continuous Improvement taking place  in Johannesburg on 7th September, keynote speaker and CEO at Catalysis (formerly ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value), Dr John Toussaint, talks about the move […]

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 […]