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Podcast, The Lens – 36. Sustaining Process Improvements

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              It’s not uncommon to see regression after process changes have been implemented. It is important to understand why this is occurring and mitigate those issues. Catalysis Healthcare Value Network member organization, Children’s Mercy Kansas City has shared their improvement work in many ways, including at the Lean Healthcare […]

Podcast, The Lens – 35. Benefits of the Masters of Business Operational Excellence Program

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            How do you create an organization where everyone is continuously learning, improving, and remaining committed to its purpose every day? Leaders from various industries including healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and finance are constantly searching for the answer to this question. Laurie Spadaro, Director, MBOE, Fisher College of Business Executive […]

Podcast, The Lens – 34. Putting Lean Thinking to Use in Vaccine Clinics and Lessons Learned

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              Peter Ward, Director, Center for Operational Excellence, discusses how lean thinking helped with establishing mass vaccination sites in metro areas across the country. As well as how this thinking translated in the transition to smaller vaccination sites after the initial rush.   Related Items Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit […]

Podcast, The Lens – 32. Developing and Deploying a Strategic Plan at Nemours

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            Kellie Olmstead, Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer at Nemours shares about how they utilized multiple aspects of the management system in defining as well as deploying their strategic plan. Related Items Creating a Lean Management System virtual workshop The Lean Management System Modular Implementation Program Transformation Roadmap Catalysis Healthcare […]

Podcast, The Lens – 31. Building the Foundation for Lean Transformation

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            In this episode, we discuss building the foundation for lean transformation with Tom Hartman, Executive Coach at Catalysis and former senior executive at Autoliv, the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive safety products. This foundation is your organization’s purpose combined with principles and values and it starts at the executive […]

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 […]

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