In this video, Gary Kaplan, MD, Virginia Mason’s chairman and CEO, discusses a health care leader’s role in creating and sustaining effective organizational change, improving quality and safety for patients, and lowering costs.
Executive Lean Leadership Retreat
Our executive learning experience explores lean methods, the connection between systemwide respect and safety, and the essential leadership qualities necessary for transformation: transparency, visibility and a sense of urgency.
Our customized learning experience not only details Virginia Mason’s history of successfully applying its patient-centered lean tools and methods to health care, but also addresses the participating organization’s specific challenges and opportunities.
Schedule a Virginia Mason executive, or one of our many lean health care experts, to speak at your upcoming event.
Tour Virginia Mason
In this interactive experience, participants are introduced to Virginia Mason staff and guided through clinical settings to see how we use lean tools and methods every day to put the patient first and continuously improve health care.