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The Lens, by Catalysis – Podcast coming soon!

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  We are excited to announce that our podcast, The Lens, will be available soon! In this podcast listeners will hear from healthcare leaders who are accelerating change within their organizations. Discussions will include topics like continuous improvement, strategy definition and deployment, and leadership behaviors for cultural transformation. You can find The Lens where ever […]

Fewer Baby Deaths at Leratong Hospital: This is How They Did it

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The Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp in Johannesburg has managed to reduce their neonatal deaths by 42% in 12 months using the  daily lean management system. This achievement comes as Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Bandile Masuku visited various healthcare facilities the past month. He visited the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital that also has […]

Why Health Systems Will Cultivate the Next Wave of Big Innovations in Health Care

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Incubation of groundbreaking ideas often happens at small startups, and Silicon Valley has become synonymous with innovative entrepreneurism that has transformed how we communicate and put powerful digital tools literally in the palm of our hand. Major health systems may not conjure quite the same images, as the size and complexity of these tradition-bound institutions […]

In Remembrance of Former Board Member Michael Sachs

Our dear friend and former Catalysis board member Michael Sachs passed away last weekend. At the Catalysis board meeting yesterday we recognized him and his contribution not only to our organization but to the broader healthcare world. Michael inspired us by doing important things. Founding the original hospital database, which we now know as Truven, […]

At Public Hospitals, Going ‘Lean’ Has Improved Finances and Efficiency, Reports Journal of healthcare Management

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Over half of public hospitals in the United States have adopted the “Lean” management strategy, leading to improvement in financial performance and efficiency, reports a national survey in the November/December issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Although Lean […]

Improving Health Care Quality Through Clinician Level Integrated Performance Measurement with PCPI

We recently held a webinar with PCPI that discussed: PCPI’s role in quality management Utilizing clinician level performance measurement for process improvement PCPI’s  current policy work in various areas, including interoperability and physician fee schedules Closing the referral loop in ambulatory care PCPI® is a consortium of diverse organizations dedicated to improving healthcare quality, safety, and […]

Announcing the European Shingo Conference

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The European Shingo Conference will be held November 20-21, 2019 in Regensburg, Germany. This is a great opportunity to learn from leaders and business transformation experts in keynote sessions, then participate in smaller break-out sessions where you can join the discussion. The event features speakers from world-class organizations, networking opportunities, a site tour, and hands-on […]