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
Grand River and St. Marys Hospital Embrace Lean, Business Intelligence and Leadership to achieve process improvement in the Pathology laboratory. Continue reading
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
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 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 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
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
In this Webinar you will learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work.
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
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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