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Podcast, The Lens – 61. Closing the Loop at Intermountain Healthcare

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Matt Pollard, a former ER doctor and now Vice President of Continuous Improvement at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City discusses the importance of closing the loop and constant diligence in maintaining and examining your systems to keep them moving forward. Related Items Creating a Lean Management System Overview Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Catalysis Healthcare […]

Podcast, The Lens – 59. Lean Management IS your Quality-PI-Safety-Risk Management Program

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Dr. Lee Erickson, Senior VP & Chief Quality Officer with Tufts Medicine in Massachusetts shares about Integrated Daily Management Systems and Tiered huddles and how they are all interconnected to improve all outcomes. Related Items Catalysis Healthcare Value Network Creating a Lean Management System Overview workshop Customized Services

Podcast, The Lens – 58. How to Build a Better Boat and Keep it Afloat

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We are joined by Jeannine Grinnell, CEO of UW Medicine – Valley Medical Center, who presented a keynote at the 2022 Catalysis Lean Healthcare Summit in Salt Lake City, sharing about their journey and work to “build a better boat.” Related Items Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit Catalysis Healthcare Value Network Customized Services

Adapting Daily Management Huddles for a Hybrid Remote World

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Co-written by Shelcy Kamrud and Natalie Bergstrom The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic swept through New York City in March of 2020. At Mount Sinai Morningside, teams across the hospital were also in the beginning stages of implementing both communication and improvement huddles by utilizing large dry erase boards in their departments. While many frontline clinical […]

Podcast, The Lens – 43. Process Confirmation Integrated with Daily Management System

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            We are joined by a team of nurses and CI staff from Michigan Medicine to discuss how they have been using process observation, or process confirmation as they like to call it, as a tool for problem-solving within their management system.  Related Items Creating a Lean Management System virtual […]

Integrating a Real-Time Information Framework with Daily Management to Improve Flow and Revenue

By: Lucy Xenophon, MD, MPH and John Toussaint, MD Prodigious streams of data flow to health care providers. Patient-experience comparisons, throughput dashboards, length-of-stay and early-discharge data, rates of hospital-acquired conditions, hand-hygiene compliance, mortality, and readmissions are just a few examples. Often, however, these data do not convey the information that is needed to improve the […]

Resident-Driven Lean Daily Management System to Enhance Care Experience at a Safety Net Hospital

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This article studies the impact of a lean daily management system at Zuckerbreg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Objective: To describe the use of Lean in urology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General, a community safety-net and trauma hospital that serves as a major teaching site for the University of California San Francisco. Methods: […]