Yearly Archives: 2013

Lean Helps Property Assessment Agency Exceed Expectations

Lean is aimed at engaging the talents of the Agencys people to eliminate waste, and create value for their customers. With an ever-increasing workload and limited resources, Lean helps to ensure that SAMAs clients and stakeholders needs are successfully met today and for the future. Read More Continue reading

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Larry Cote, appointed to KGH Board Committee, Quality of Patient Care

Larry Cote will be assisting the committee for Quality Patient Care, responsible for overseeing excellence in the quality and safety of Patient Care at Kingston General Hospital. Continue reading

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Effective Mistake Proofing Webinar: Handouts

Handouts and Resource Documents from the Effective Mistake Proofing in Healthcare Webinar by Brian Nass. Talking Lean Mistake Proofing Webinar- Red Flag Conditions Talking Lean Mistake Proofing Webinar- Reading List    

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Effective Mistake Proofing Webinar- Watch Here

In this Webinar you will learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work.
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Double-Checking the Efficacy of Double-Checks

A very commonly-implemented intervention when attempting to mistake-proof a process involving humans is the double-check. Double-checks are, by their nature, waste. Often, double-checks are put in place as temporary stop-gap measures while more effective, value-adding countermeasures are devised and implemented. Continue reading

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Complimentary Webinar: Effective Mistake Proofing in Healthcare

Mistake-Proofing (or Poka Yoke) prevents mistakes from being made or makes the mistake obvious at a glance, so that corrective action can be taken before a patient is harmed. It’s a common sense approach to create low-cost, effective design changes that reduce errors. Learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work. Register Here! Continue reading

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Understanding Root Cause Analysis- Watch Webinar

Key concepts of 5 Whys and Fishbone, that are used to solve complex problems and can be applied within your organization. Learn tools and techniques to finding solutions, how to avoid common misuse of the process and
how to apply it for success.
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Toyota Kata- Video

Mobilizing Our Ingenuity Through Good Management-

In this video, Mike Rother shares valuable insights into the importance of ‘structured’ change methodology, called Kata.
At Lean Advisors, we believe Kata is the next major critical concept organizations need to grasp in order to create a sustainable transformation. Mike’s past work on VSM was ground breaking and gave us the method for analyzing processes properly. Mike has become one of the world’s leading experts on Lean. Watch Video Continue reading

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Online Yellow and Green Belt, Endorsed by Quality Healthcare Network- QHN.CA

Online Certification Available for Healthcare Organizations.

Lean Advisors Online, is pleased to announce that Quality Healthcare Network (QHN.CA) now endorses their industry leading Online Yellow and Green Belt Certification Courses for Healthcare Organizations worldwide. Read More Continue reading

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Online Yellow and Green Belt Certification- Now Available

Lean Advisors Online now offers Online Yellow and Green Belt Certification Programs for Lean Healthcare.
Our Online Certification courses, developed in partnership with Healthcare Organizations, the Ministry and our e-learning partner, are flexible, affordable and tailored specifically for the Healthcare sector. Individuals earn a valuable credential and enrich their contribution to lead Lean business process improvement initiatives and promote effective cultural change. Learn More Continue reading

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