5 Behaviors You Can Change to Create a Lean Culture
Cultural Change Starts with You
There are five changes you can personally make right now to develop a culture of improvement at your organization. But, if you are like many other healthcare leaders, culture change seems like a daunting task.
John Toussaint, MD said, “These qualities of willingness, humility, curiosity, perseverance, and self-discipline have long been leveraged by innovative industries worldwide.” These five qualities are critical to enhancing your leadership skills.
Read the full New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst article here or you can:
HonorHealth Applying Kata to Achieve and Sustain Their Goals
Results at HonorHealth specifically related to Kata include:
Improvements to the patient experience
Improvements to hand hygiene and impact on lowering the hospital’s clostridium rate
Improvements to specific steps of the observation process, such as discharge times and turnaround procedures
Employee engagement improvements
The practice of Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata has spread in healthcare, but not as rapidly as it could and should, especially since it’s ideal for a hospital environment where many specialties and roles are trying to address a multitude of large organizational challenges.
Cast Your Vote for Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
The ballot for the Modern Healthcare annual “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” is now available and Dr. John Toussaint, CEO of Catalysis, is on this prestigious list. Submit your ballot for up to five healthcare leaders by June 23, 2017.