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Author Archives: Michael Stoecklein

This is Truth

This will be my last blog post as an employee of the ThedaCare Center For Healthcare Value.  I am very grateful to have the opportunity to work with some terrific people who are trying to make a difference.  I’ll be moving on to other work where I’ll be contributing to the “gang tackle” of healthcare […]

Transformation Begins With The Individual

March is my “anniversary month” at the ThedaCare Center For Healthcare Value.  I officially started (as a volunteer) this month in 2010 – five years ago.  As we prepare for our 6th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in June , I would like to share some observations and personal reflections from the past five years. […]

Guiding Principles For Excellent Healthcare

This is the first in a series of blog posts where we will discuss our current thinking on each of the principles that work together as a system to guide the thinking and actions behind better healthcare.  The focus of this post is to explain what we mean by “guiding principles for excellence in healthcare.”  […]

Network Director Mike Stoecklein shares experiences with Dr. Deming

Network Director Mike Stoecklein in guest posting today over at The Deming Institute’s blog. He shares about his own experiences with Dr. Deming and discusses how Deming’s approach and teachings can be applied by managers today. You can access Mike’s post at:  http://blog.deming.org/2013/02/the-need-for-understanding-variation-to-manage-effectively/