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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 […]

Webinar: Benefits of Lean in the Value Based Purchasing Continuum

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Date: December 18, 2017 Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Central Time Recent updates to the MACRA/MIPS rules provide an opportunity to improve scores based upon quality improvement.  Join us in this webinar as Mindy Hangsleben shares information on how Lean initiatives can be used to maximize reimbursement through MACRA/MIPS. Learning objectives: Understand the recent […]

Dr. John Toussaint: On Developing Healthcare Leaders

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CEO at Catalysis, Dr John Toussaint, talks about the move towards value-based care and the defining traits of an effective healthcare leader. In the lead up to the Lean Healthcare Summit 2017: Empowering Healthcare Professionals Through Continuous Improvement taking place  in Johannesburg on 7th September, keynote speaker and CEO at Catalysis (formerly ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value), Dr John Toussaint, talks about the move […]

Healthcare Leaders to Share Innovations in Care, Payment Reform, and Treatment Transparency

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“The current state of healthcare needs a lot of work,” said John Toussaint, MD, Center CEO and CEO emeritus of ThedaCare. “The debate over whether the nation has a sustainable healthcare system is over. Decades of rising costs and poor quality proved it does not.” Read more:    

Lean Leadership Series Announced for San Francisco: Transforming Habits and Behaviors of Healthcare Leaders

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The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is hosting its second Lean Leadership Series at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on April 5-7. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach leaders how to practice new behaviors and create new habits. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, including coaching skills, the scientific […]

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 […]