Healthcare Wait Times and Lean- Watch Video

Interview with Larry Cote: WHY he believes that focusing on wait times alone can cause more challenges in the healthcare system and WHAT we should be focused on instead to improve the overall patient experience..Watch Video Continue reading

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Second Chance for Manufacturing? Dont Miss It!

When management teams know that they can be competitive with Asia in quality, cost and speed of supply then they quickly must re-examine the importance of dramatically and quickly transforming their current methods and thinking – both culturally (value thinking) and processing. We must not kid ourselves, this opportunity to take advantage of repatriation or re-shoring will not last long. Continue reading

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Value Stream Mapping Keys to Success- Watch Webinar

During this webinar, Mike Boucher led us through the keys to successful value-stream improvements in administrative/service environments. Identifying the Root Cause of delays- helping companies to Reduce Costs and Boost Employee Engagement. Continue reading

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Using Lean to pick more than low hanging fruit

Shops that wish to survive must embark on a journey of continuous improvement, shaving every ounce of fat they can from their production processes. Continue reading

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Getting Lean Video- Childrens Hospital of Saskatchewan

A key ingredient of quality healthcare is the care facility itself. Recognizing this, Saskatoon Health Region brings Lean Advisors and the Lean process into the design phase of the new Childrens Hospital of Saskatchewan to optimize patient flow. Continue reading

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Embracing Lean, Business Intelligence and Leadership in the Pathology Laboratory

Grand River and St. Marys Hospital Embrace Lean, Business Intelligence and Leadership to achieve process improvement in the Pathology laboratory. Continue reading

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Free Webinar- August 22nd : Understanding Root Cause Analysis

Join us for our Free Webinar, Understanding Root Cause Analysis. Senior Consultant, Tony Mittiga, will provide an understanding of the basics of the root cause analysis process, focusing on 5 Whys and Fishbone. The webinar will be held August 22, 2013 at 1pm EST. Continue reading

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Management Capacity Webinar Recording – View Here

If you missed our July 2013 webinar “Management Capacity: Standard Leadership Roles for the Lean Supervisor,” you can view the recording here. Mike discussed the benefits of the management capacity program and how to free up management time by understanding executive priorities, analyzing management activities, and creating Standard Leadership Roles.
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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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