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

Posted in Articles, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.
Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Articles, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Leave a comment

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    

Posted in Testimonials | Leave a comment

Effective Mistake Proofing Webinar- Watch Here

In this Webinar you will learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work.
Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.
Continue reading

Posted in News, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment