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Category Archives: Healthcare Value Network

Case Study: Applying Lean to Talent Acquisition at Spectrum Health

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Abstract Purpose This case study describes how Lean performance improvement principles helped transform an integrated healthcare system’s talent acquisition team to best in class. Design/methodology/approach Spectrum Health’s Talent Acquisition team needed to change its functional processes to better achieve its recruitment goals. In 2013, the system’s Talent Acquisition and Process Improvement teams partnered to conduct […]

Healthcare Value Network Welcomes New Members

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  Scripps Health, San Francisco General and Providence Little Company of Mary Join Network Appleton, Wisconsin (Aug. 6, 2015) — The Healthcare Value Network (HVN) welcomes three new members to its peer-to-peer learning community: Scripps Health, San Francisco General Hospital, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. All three are California-based providers. The […]

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 […]

Lean Healthcare Summit Will Address the 3 Keys to Sustainable Reform

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Leaders on the frontlines of healthcare innovation will share their latest best practices for using lean principles to dramatically improve healthcare in today’s environment of shrinking revenues. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 Lean healthcare leaders will gather at the sixth annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Dallas, TX, June 3-4, 2015, to hear results from leading-edge […]

ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value Networks Announce New Members

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For Immediate Release For more information contact: Nicole Singer nsinger@blmpr.com (414) 270-3000, ext. 231 Appleton, Wisconsin (March 19, 2015) — The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value welcomes two new members to its networks. New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, has joined the Center’s Clinical Business Intelligence Network (CBIN) and Reliant Medical Group […]

Healthcare Value Network Members Share New Quarterly Results

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  Lean Principles and Peer-to-Peer Learning Improve Patient Value Throughout 2014, members of the Healthcare Value Network (HVN) released results of their healthcare improvement efforts. That commitment to transparency now continues into the first quarter of 2015 with the HVN’s latest batch of results on the power of lean principles to drive improvement in care […]

Healthcare Value Network Welcomes New Member Valley Health

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Valley Health joins healthcare leaders from more than 50 other systems across North America who share a commitment to providing high-quality, cost-effective care through the application of lean concepts. Were honored to welcome Valley Health as our first new member in 2015, said Mike Stoecklein, director of the network. Through the member network, Valley Health […]

Consumer Reports Evaluates Healthcare Performance in California

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Once again, Consumer Reports is evaluating customer satisfaction and hospital performance, this time in California.  Among the survey questions were: Did the doctor listen carefully and spend enough time with the patient? Were test results provided? Were receptionists as courteous and helpful as they should be? And was the patient able to see the doctor within […]

Healthcare Value Network Members Share New Quarterly Results

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Nicole Singer nsinger@blmpr.com (414) 270-3000, ext. 231 Appleton, Wis. (Nov. 12, 2014) — Members of the Healthcare Value Network (HVN) released results of their latest healthcare improvement efforts in May and again in July, and now are continuing that commitment to transparency with their latest quarterly results on […]