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Lean Facility Design Seminar

VMPS Flows of Medicine

Today’s healthcare facilities fail to measure up to meeting tomorrow’s healthcare challenges. Attending a one-day Lean Facility Design Seminar will provide you with an understanding of how lean principles of the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS) can produce better buildings and spaces with real value for patients and clinicians.

You will learn how to:

  • Describe how lean methods reduce waste, improve quality, enhance safety and elevate satisfaction when applied to new facility and remodel projects.
  • Describe the importance of improving patient care when you understand and apply the VMPS Flows of Medicine® to your designs.
  • Apply lean to your design process to meet and exceed patient expectations while reducing staff burden.

View a sample agenda for the Lean Facility Design Seminar »

You will benefit from:

  • A basic overview of VMPS
  • An overview of lean facility design used at Virginia Mason
  • Virtual and guided tours of Virginia Mason facilities developed using VMPS
  • A lean facility design coaching session for your current projects

Designed for:
Executives, service line leaders, facility project managers, designers, planners and construction professionals
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  • Cost: $9,000 1 Day Seminar - up to 6 participants, each additional participant is $1,500 per person
  • Minimum of four (4) persons

To register:
Contact the Virginia Mason Institute at (206) 341-1600 or to select a date for your seminar.

Download the seminar information sheet.

"I found the 3P event to be very engaging and informative. I really liked your measured approach at helping us to "think outside the box", while building consensus and developing actionable solutions."

– Gerard G., Shepley Bulfinch