This two-day assessment led by an experienced lean health care expert will provide valuable insights on your organization’s strengths and barriers, and provide recommendations for achieving a sustainable, patient-centered culture through the adoption of a lean management system.
Credits or Certifications
Evaluating the Culture of Your Organization
Health care executive teams who are leading organizational change will learn more about the strengths and gaps within their organization, and will receive recommendations on next steps to increase quality and safety, promote employee engagement and contribute to a healthy bottom line.
During the assessment, a Virginia Mason Institute executive sensei will evaluate:
- Your organization’s current improvement methodology.
- Strategic alignment of your board of directors, executives, management and frontline staff with respect to your organization’s goals.
- Alignment of overall priorities in the adoption of a lean management system.
- Behaviors and policies that demonstrate implicit or explicit principles and expectations of leaders and staff that can accelerate or impede the adoption of a lean management system.
Components of a Successful Assessment
- Pre-visit virtual meeting to align expectations for the experience
- On-site visit to conduct a series of interviews with stakeholders across your organization
- Post-visit summary and findings report, as well as recommended next steps
Lean Culture Assessment Deliverables
After the assessment, you will have a deeper understanding of your organization’s strengths and areas for improvement, as well as the benefits of applying lean tools and methods. Our executive sensei will provide a Findings and Recommendations Report that will synthesize the results of your assessment and provide recommendations for accelerating change in your organization. In addition, the executive sensei will hold a follow-up call to answer any questions and explore potential next steps.
Implementing Process Improvement by Focusing on Culture
Organizations spend a great deal of time and resources on process improvement but many fail to sustain results over time. They focus on the method and tools instead of the organizational culture in which they are implemented.See The Importance Of Culture
What Does Culture Look Like at Your Organization?
Our lean health care experts will assess your organization and help you discover how to accelerate change and attain a patient-centered culture.Schedule Your Assessment