2014 Annual Healthcare Symposium: Lean Strategies in Transforming Patient Care

  • Friday, October 10, 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Muskegon-Harbor, 939 Third Street, Muskegon, MI 49440
  • 7


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"Lean Leadership for Healthcare"
Ron Bercaw, President of Breakthrough Horizons

This presentation covers the essential elements of lean leadership for transforming a healthcare organization. The presentation begins with an understanding of deploying a lean strategy to create world class improvement in performance and culture. A road map for lean deployment from standing up your infrastructure through sustainability and spread follows. The presentation closes with an understanding of avoiding unnecessary risk in the transformation journey and an understanding of the leadership behaviors and attributes necessary to ensure success.

Breakout Sessions will include:

Breakout Session 1 Option #1: “Lean Transformation Model: Implications for Beginning and Sustaining Lean in Enterprises.” by Lester Sutherland, Sr. Lean Six Sigma Coach

Breakout Session 1 Option #2: “Supply chain improvements: moving from the model line to hospital wide implementation” by Amy Sequeira, Performance Improvement Training, Education, and Yokoten Manager, Kristin Hurt , Process Engineer and Registered Nurse, and Ryan Adams, Process Engineer, Spectrum Health Systems, Grand Rapids

Breakout Session 1 Option #3: “Lean Daily Management: Leadership in the Gemba” by Jamie Klimp, Process Management Consultant and Eduardo Osorio, Process Management Consultant

Breakout Session 2 Option #1: “Leveraging Lean Management in Healthcare: the System, Tools and Teacher” by Margy Dayton, RN, Senior Process Excellence Consultant and Heather Toppen, Senior Process Excellence Consultant , Mercy Health Systems, Grand Rapids

Breakout Session 2 Option #2: “Leveraging Lean Process Improvement Methodology to Enhance Patient's End of Life Care” by Brian Vander Weele, Senior Process Engineer, Spectrum Health Systems, Grand Rapids

Breakout Session 3 Option #1: “How To Use Lean Principles to Overcome A Broken Paradigm” by Cynthia Seaver, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt & Lean Expert and 2014 MLC/Mercy Health Hackle Hospital HealthCare Symposium Planning Committee Member

Breakout Session 3 Option #2: “EPIC Reinventing Efficiency: Changing organizational culture one step at a time” by Christopher Kamarada, MDOC Dental Reporting LEAN Team Manager and Jeffrey A. Taylor, DDS, MDOC Dental Reporting LEAN Team Leader, Michigan Dept. of Corrections

The Day will Conclude with a Presentation:
“Waste not, want not - conducting a Lean assessment” by Todd Sperl, Lean Coach, Lean Fox Solutions and Jeff Nagy, Critical Access Hospital Consultant,The Rybar Group


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