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Overcoming Obstacles in the Lean Journey

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Rarely is the path of a lean journey straight and clear. That’s the message from St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, where they confidently declare they’ve achieved a still too rare milestone: a culture of continuous improvement. This culture is one that they’re committed to evolving and improving every day—and that is embedded in […]

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 […]

Sustained Performance Improvement Requires Culture of Excellence

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By using a systematic approach to build a culture of continuous improvement and implement Lean principles, health systems can dramatically boost operational performance in quality, safety, and other domains. This article highlights work done by two Catalysis Healthcare Value Network members:  Salem Health and St. Mary’s General Hospital. Interviewed for this article: Debbie Goodwin, RN, […]

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: Healthcare Education and Resource Provider Catalysis Joins Lean Certification Alliance

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  What Factors Affect the Successful Implementation of Lean in Healthcare? EDUCATION   EVENTS   STORE   NETWORKS   RESOURCES “We are honored to represent the healthcare industry as an endorser of the Lean Certification program. Aligning and enabling healthcare providers to continuously improve the delivery of life-saving care is our mission and our life,” said Thomas Hartman, executive […]

Webinar – Patient-Centered Strategy: A Learning System for Better Care

Managing vision and purpose with strategic agility has never been more important for healthcare leaders in a turbulent and transforming industry. We know that our old mental models and systems for strategic planning are insufficient; yet in our early attempts to translate the lean-based system of hoshin planning into strategy deployment, the essence of strategy […]

Catalysis Joins Lean Certification Alliance

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NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Catalysis Sara Thompson 920-659-7461 SME Public Relations Rick Crooks (313) 425 3186 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Healthcare Education and Resource Provider Catalysis Joins Lean Certification Alliance (DEARBORN, Mich., April 11, 2018) ― The Lean Certification Alliance, a partnership of three leading nonprofit organizations (Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), the […]

Press Release: Catalysis Launches New European CEO Forum

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NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Catalysis Sara Thompson 920-659-7461 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATALYSIS LAUNCHES NEW EUROPEAN CEO FORUM TO ENHANCE FOCUS ON LEAN HEALTHCARE TRANSFORMATION Healthcare Executives Throughout Europe Join CEO Forum to Learn, Share and Connect Around Lean Transformation APPLETON, WISC. – April 05, 2018 – Catalysis  today announced the creation of a new […]