NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Chuck Grothaus 612-770-0026 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UC BERKELEY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH OPENS NEW CENTER FOR LEAN ENGAGEMENT AND RESEARCH IN HEALTHCARE Funded By ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, Rona Consulting Group and Lean Enterprise Institute, New Center Will Study Lean Healthcare Management Strategies BERKELEY, CALIF. – October 13, […]
In this new post in the UK Improvement Alliance blog, John Toussaint, MD, describes how collaborative learning and the ability to go see what good looks like, is the foundation of the Healthcare Value Network. Read full article here.
The move from fee-for-service reimbursement in healthcare to value-based reimbursement is no longer “if” – it’s “when” and “how.” The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is leading the way with the support of many other organizations, including the Center, through an initiative called the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (HCP-LAN). Download article […]
In the recently published AME magazine Target, Dr. John Toussaint talks about how seven different health systems have used innovative thinking to make major improvements to patient care. Download the article here.
Change Without Fear Spreading a Model Cell to Improve Health Care By John Toussaint, M.D. The CEO of ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value explores a model for spreading change throughout an organization.
Originally published at Science Direct. To obtain a copy of this article, click here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221307641530097X By John Toussaint, MD Healthcare is steeped in the scientiﬁc method tradition. Placebo controlled double blinded studies are front and center of evidenced based medicine. But research has lagged far behind in management science. Very little evidence exists for the […]
CASE STUDY – The whole of Helsinki’s hospital district is leaning out, with incredible results. It isn’t every day that we come across – let alone have the opportunity to observe – a lean transformation in such a large healthcare organization. Follow this link to read this case study at Planet Lean: http://bit.ly/2b5IxoQ
Success and Failure in Medicine In this BBC podcast, Dr. Kevin Fong explores the concept of ‘lean’ in healthcare. He visits Toyota’s largest car assembly plant in the United States and discovers how the company’s legendary management philosophy – the Toyota Production System – is being implemented in hospitals, in an effort to improve patient […]
July 25, 2016 Review of Laws Shows Progress with Much Room for Improvement Most states could be doing more to give consumers the price information they need for making educated health care choices, according to an annual report card released by two independent health policy organizations. The report not only identifies the states failing at health […]
Population Health News conducted an interview with the Center for Healthcare Organizational Innovation Research (CHOIR) Director Stephen Shortell to discuss integrated care delivery systems, care quality and population health management, patient engagement, and organizational partnerships. Dr. Shortell serves as a board member for the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value. Download the full interview here.