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Category Archives: Delivery

Understanding and Application of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge in Healthcare

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Experiences of and Lessons Learned by the Healthcare Value Network’s “Acceleration & Assessment Team” Abstract: It is uncommon to find a healthcare organization’s management that will state that they are following Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s management philosophy. It is more common to find organizations that are pursuing the application of what is being called “lean”. Starting in […]

Experiments in Wisconsin

Helen Zak, President of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, discusses key takeaways from the PHPR Summit. Read more to learn about payment experiments happening at healthcare organizations in the state of Wisconsin. Last month, I participated in the first annual PHBR Summit, along with more than 150 other leaders in Milwaukee.  We spent the day sharing […]

Toussaint Interview: Healthcare Reform

Dr. John Toussaint is interviewed via webcast by The Post Crescent regarding healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act, and current experiments in the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, Wisconsin Health Information Organization, and Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality. To view the webcast, click here

The Healthcare Value Network Welcomes Lee Memorial Health System and Spectrum Health as New Network Members

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Lee Memorial Health System and Spectrum Health unite with other healthcare leaders who share a commitment to providing high-quality, cost-effective care through the application of lean concepts. To download the article, please click here – Spectrum Health-Lee Memorial Release