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Lean Leadership Series Announced for San Francisco: Transforming Habits and Behaviors of Healthcare Leaders

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The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is hosting its second Lean Leadership Series at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on April 5-7. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach leaders how to practice new behaviors and create new habits. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, including coaching skills, the scientific […]

Summit Reflections: Powerful Data and Mindful Metrics

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By Angela Brubacher, ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value   “None of us are reliable, yet.” These were the opening remarks of the Center’s John Toussaint, MD at the 6th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit held in Dallas, TX last month. His statement was both a challenge and an encouragement to over 650 people gathered to […]

Lean Healthcare Summit Will Address the 3 Keys to Sustainable Reform

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Leaders on the frontlines of healthcare innovation will share their latest best practices for using lean principles to dramatically improve healthcare in today’s environment of shrinking revenues. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 Lean healthcare leaders will gather at the sixth annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Dallas, TX, June 3-4, 2015, to hear results from leading-edge […]

Leonard Berry Receives 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship

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ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value board member and marketing professor Leonard Berry has been selected for the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship – the highest award given to a faculty member at Mays Business School. The selection process consisted of faculty nominations, reviews and recommendations by the Mays Research Council, the Mays […]

Investigative Report: How Much Hospitals Charge

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GREEN BAY – As a cost-conscious consumer, you wouldn’t pay $3 a gallon for gas if across town you could buy it for $2.50. But whether you realize it or not that’s what you’re doing with health care. FOX11 Investigates found hospitalization cost figures, provided by Green Bay’s four hospitals, show a wide range of […]

Healthcare Value Network Members Share New Quarterly Results

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  Lean Principles and Peer-to-Peer Learning Improve Patient Value Throughout 2014, members of the Healthcare Value Network (HVN) released results of their healthcare improvement efforts. That commitment to transparency now continues into the first quarter of 2015 with the HVN’s latest batch of results on the power of lean principles to drive improvement in care […]

Spreading Lean Thinking to Tanzania

Taking a leap of faith, Michael Grogan decided  to “coach lean thinking in a hospital in one of the poorest, but most interesting countries in the world, Tanzania.”  He’s had support from the lean community, as well.  Michael reflects, “I’m grateful as well for the support we have from the lean community. Five lean coaches have […]

Clinical Business Intelligence Network Announces New Member

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For Immediate Release For more information contact: Nicole Singer [email protected] (414) 270-3000, ext. 231 CLINICAL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBER  Appleton, Wis. (Dec. 4, 2014) – The Clinical Business Intelligence Network (CBIN) is pleased to announce its newest member, Lee Memorial Health System, located in Southwest Florida. CBIN is a peer-to-peer learning community that […]