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Newsletter: How to Improve Governance Through Principles

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  EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES The value imperative is challenging boards to apply Lean principles to governance processes. Many boards are composed of community leaders who are accomplished executives from other industries. Often, these well-meaning board members want to apply their business acumen to the operations of the hospital or health system. Instead, they should be encouraged to focus most of their […]

Newsletter: Celebrating 10 Years of Transforming Healthcare

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  EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Our vision is to transform the healthcare industry to deliver higher value through experiments, collaboration, and education that spreads learning and accelerates improvement. A lot has happened over the last 10 years – and we want to share some of the milestones with you! The Catalysis Healthcare Value Network […]

Newsletter: No One Likes to Change but We All Like to Improve

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  EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES The 9th annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Chicago, IL was a great success. We enjoyed learning, sharing, and connecting with healthcare leaders from around the world. Here are a few key learnings from the week: The executive team should be the coaches and teach new leaders. The hardest […]

Newsletter: Evolving Leadership to Support a Culture of Continuous Improvement

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  Make informed strategic choices to sustain transformation improvement EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES Martin’s Point Health Care was an early adopter of lean concepts in healthcare, and its use of lean has progressively matured since 2010. As the organization progressed on their continuous improvement journey they realized that a critical component for culture change […]

Newsletter: Personal Experiences from Lean Healthcare Leaders

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  A learning system for healthcare strategy EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES This year’s Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit has an impressive line up of keynote speakers who have influenced change in their organizations and inspired others in their cultural transformations.   Can you match these speakers with their background? Check your answers If you are […]

Newsletter: How to Adapt to Changing Customer Needs and Market Conditions

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  Understanding Continuous Improvement and Innovation in Healthcare EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES We know that many of you have seen firsthand the impact that continuous improvement and innovation can have on a healthcare organization. At Catalysis we have visited more than 200 organizations in 19 countries and have seen these efforts make a difference […]

Newsletter: One Proven Way to Improve US Healthcare

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  What does good look like when it comes to patient care? EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES In order to transform the healthcare industry, it is imperative that we focus on three interdependent components: care delivery, payment models, and transparency. Payment transformation is a key element of healthcare improvement. The present payment system, which rewards […]

Newsletter: How Lean Thinking Has Impacted Healthcare Organizations

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Is your organization prepared to thrive in a risk-based environment? EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES The process used to build high-quality vehicles and the banking industry’s focus on customer service can, indeed, be adapted to healthcare in a way that improves operations, bolsters workplace culture, improves patient satisfaction, and lowers the cost of providing care. […]

Newsletter: Why Should Leaders Work on Building Trust?

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  Opportunities for lean leaders to reflect and improve their skills. EDUCATION    EVENTS    STORE    NETWORKS    RESOURCES According to Lencioni’s “Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” trust is at the foundation of team building. Without trust, it is impossible to build a team. More importantly, the onus of building trust lies with the person doing the helping, […]