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Podcast, The Lens – 30. Using an A3 for Personal Development to Support a Culture of Organizational Excellence

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            John Toussaint, MD, co-author of Becoming the Change and thought leader in healthcare improvement describes using an A3 for personal development at the leadership level. Related Items Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Book: Becoming the Change by John Toussaint, MD, and Kim Barnas Catalysis CEO Forum Catalysis Physician Lean Leader Forum Catalysis Healthcare Value Network […]

Better Care Teams: A Key Element Of Better Care Plans

Why don’t more leaders embrace the organizational excellence transformation journey? We still live in a fee-for-service environment and there is little incentive for leaders to change their strategy. Team based care is critical to designing care models around patients but team based care is discouraged in the present insurance environment as well.  In this latest […]

Podcast, the Lens – 29. Increasing Patient Value by Developing New Care Models

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            On this episode, we are joined by Ted Toussaint, who teaches, writes, and consults on healthcare innovation both independently and with Catalysis. We discuss new care model development. Related Items Pre-Summit workshop Techniques for Patient Discovery: Creating Knowledge that Drives Results Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit White Paper: Designing the Future […]

Podcast, The Lens – 28. How Process Improvement Supports Organization Strategy

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            Colby Parrott, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Vancouver Clinic, joins us to discuss how process improvement supports the strategy of the organization. Aligning the work of the organization with strategy is an integral step in achieving success. Related Items Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Catalysis Healthcare Value Network Customized Transformation Roadmap Services

John Toussaint’s Monthly Reflections – If I Were to Lead Another Lean Transformation

Over the years I have often been asked what I would do differently if I were to lead another lean transformation. The list is too long to cover in this monthly letter, but I would like to highlight two important learnings that would shape the transformation differently. View this message on Youtube. I would be […]

Podcast, The Lens – 27. Let Your Daily Management System Reduce the Need for Root Cause Analyses

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            Dr. Lee Erickson, a long-time lean leader with experience in multiple healthcare organizations, discusses with us how a daily management system can help reduce the need for a full-blown root cause analysis. Related Items Creating a Lean Management System virtual workshop The Lean Management System Modular Implementation Program Catalysis Healthcare […]

Podcast, The Lens – 26. How Executives Model the Way to Build an Improvement Culture

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            John Toussaint, MD, founder of Catalysis and co-author of Becoming the Change, explains why leader behaviors are fundamental to building a culture of improvement. Related Items Becoming the Change: Leadership Behavior Strategies for Continuous Improvement in Healthcare by John Toussaint and Kim Barnas Principles and Behaviors of Organizational Excellence […]

Healthcare Professionals Can Earn Continuing Education Credits with New Online Learning Platform

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Appleton, Wis. 3/18/2021 – Catalysis, Inc. has launched a new on-demand learning platform designed to help healthcare professionals create a culture of continuous improvement. Some courses are approved for continuing education credits. The types of continuing education (CE) credit available are: Continuing Medical Education (CME) Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours American College of Healthcare […]

John Toussaint’s Monthly Reflections – New Research Shows Lean Thinking is Making a Difference in Healthcare

I am sure at some point in your career you have had to make the argument that lean thinking will work in your healthcare organization. The first time I had this conversation was with my senior executive team some 20 years ago. At that time, I knew we needed to do better but I also […]

 
 
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