Newsletter: Cultural Change Starts With You

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5 Behaviors You Can Change to Create a Lean Culture

Cultural Change Starts with You

There are five changes you can personally make right now to develop a culture of improvement at your organization. But, if you are like many other healthcare leaders, culture change seems like a daunting task. 

John Toussaint, MD said, “These qualities of willingness, humility, curiosity, perseverance, and self-discipline have long been leveraged by innovative industries worldwide.” These five qualities are critical to enhancing your leadership skills. 
Read the full New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst article here
or you can:

Join Dr. Toussaint for a free webinar on June 22

See leaders practice these qualities at an Executive Site Visit

HonorHealth Applying Kata to Achieve and Sustain Their Goals

Results at HonorHealth specifically related to Kata include:

  • Improvements to the patient experience
  • Improvements to hand hygiene and impact on lowering the hospital’s clostridium rate
  • Improvements to specific steps of the observation process, such as discharge times and turnaround procedures
  • Employee engagement improvements
The practice of Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata has spread in healthcare, but not as rapidly as it could and should, especially since it’s ideal for a hospital environment where many specialties and roles are trying to address a multitude of large organizational challenges.


Cast Your Vote for Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
The ballot for the Modern Healthcare annual “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” is now available and Dr. John Toussaint, CEO of Catalysis, is on this prestigious list. Submit your ballot for up to five healthcare leaders by June 23, 2017.
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