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ThedaCare Center Announces Mark Hallett, MD, as New Board Member

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Appleton, Wis. (Jan. 27, 2016) — The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value welcomes its newest board member, Mark Hallett, MD, MBOE. Dr. Hallett is the chief operating officer for two flagship hospitals at ThedaCare, a seven-hospital health system in northeastern Wisconsin. The Center’s newest board member combines 20 years of primary care and specialty practice […]

Diagnostic Errors, Measuring Performance Among Top Healthcare Quality Issues for 2016

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by Sabriya Rice, January 1, 2016 in Modern Healthcare A focus on individual physician performance, reducing diagnostic errors, standardizing performance measures and rethinking patient satisfaction will be among the top agenda items for healthcare quality and safety leaders in 2016. Dr. John Toussaint, CEO of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, said there will be a […]

Paul Pejsa and Thomas Hartman Join ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value

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  Pejsa named director of HVN and Hartman, executive coach Appleton, Wis. (Oct. 8, 2015) – The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value welcomes Paul Pejsa and Thomas Hartman to its growing team. Pejsa is the new director for the Center’s Healthcare Value Network, a peer-to-peer learning group which helps member organizations across North America learn, […]

Lean Leadership Series in Stuart, Florida

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… TO TRANSFORM HABITS AND BEHAVIORS OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS Appleton, Wis. (Aug. 12, 2015) – The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is hosting a multi-day, multi-workshop Lean Leadership Series at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Florida, Oct. 13-16, designed to develop healthcare professionals into lean leaders who drive higher value in their organizations. “This is a […]

Healthcare Value Network Welcomes New Members

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  Scripps Health, San Francisco General and Providence Little Company of Mary Join Network Appleton, Wisconsin (Aug. 6, 2015) — The Healthcare Value Network (HVN) welcomes three new members to its peer-to-peer learning community: Scripps Health, San Francisco General Hospital, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. All three are California-based providers. The […]

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 […]

Making a Case for Healthcare Innovation

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A Selected Case Study in Healthcare Innovation and Transformation Looking Beyond Fee for Service by Rachel Regan Program Description: Until now, experiments using alternative payment methods to meet similar objectives have shown mixed results. Wisconsin’s Statewide Value Committee (SVC), a multi-stakeholder group working to accelerate the improvement of the healthcare system, began new discussions to […]

New Book, Management on the Mend, Proposes Best Practices for Lean Transformation in Healthcare

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Appleton, Wis. (June 9, 2015) — The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is excited to release Management on the Mend: The Healthcare Executive Guide to System Transformation, by renowned healthcare leader and Center CEO John Toussaint, MD. The book is Dr. Toussaint’s third and is published by the Center, an education institute for healthcare leaders […]

ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value to Present Back-to-Back Sessions on Lean Practices

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The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value will hold two workshops to give organizations a unique opportunity to learn and practice lean management tools over a four day span: A3 Thinking, July 13-14, and Reduce Your Unplanned Hospital Readmissions, July 15-16. Attendees can first learn and practice the scientific method for daily problem solving in A3 […]