Catalysis In The News: Sharing Lean Ideas to Improve Healthcare Quality

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Catalysis In The News
Sharing Lean Ideas to Improve Healthcare Quality
In a new article published this week in Modern Healthcare, Debbie Goodwin from Salem Health, a Catalysis Healthcare Value Network (CHVN)  member, and CHVN director, Paul Pejsa, outline the benefits of lean methodologies. As a CHVN network member, Goodwin also shares the importance of using lean principles to eliminate waste, make constant improvements and improve quality and patient safety across her organization.
Creating a Lean Management System that Works
How can you elevate your organization's lean healthcare transformation journey? In this short video, Maryjeanne Schaffmeyer, a lean healthcare transformation consultant and Catalysis faculty member, explains how a lean management system will provide important training and experience.  
Learn how lean management systems can benefit your organization at a Catalysis Lean Leadership Series.
Recommended Reading:
"Humble Inquiry, The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling"
Members of the Catalysis CEO Forum give "Humble Inquiry, The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling," one of the highest ratings of the books we invite them to read. Learn how to exhibit humble behaviors in order to maintain a culture of success and keep the channels of communication open.
"Humble Inquiry is the fine art of drawing someone out, of asking questions to which you do not already know the answer, of building a relationship based on curiosity and interest in the other person." -Edgar H. Schein, author
Innovation in Healthcare Webinar Available on Demand
Does your organization struggle to change? How can you leverage new knowledge to deliver improved customer value? 
Watch our most recent webinar, Innovation in Healthcare, and discover how innovation differs from improvement and why organizations need to do both.
Don't Miss the 2017 Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit
From the first pre-summit workshop to the last keynote presentation, healthcare
leaders will get access to some of the best minds in lean methodologies and implementation at the 8th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Palm Springs, Calif., June 7-8, 2017.
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