- November 9, 2017 (Seattle, WA)
$1,000 per participant
This engaging seminar shows participants how lean design principles can help health care organizations create and redesign better buildings and spaces, improve quality and safety, reduce staff burden, and increase patient and staff satisfaction.
Credits or Certifications
Virginia Mason Institute Certificate of Completion
- Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle, Washington
Executives, service line leaders, facility project managers, designers, planners and construction professionals will learn how the lean principles of the Virginia Mason Production System can help them produce better buildings and spaces with real value for patients and clinicians.
- Tour of lean facility design at Virginia Mason
- Analysis of lean facility design used at Virginia Mason
- Overview of the Virginia Mason Production System
Participants will leave the seminar understanding how lean methods in facility design and remodeling projects reduce waste, improve quality, enhance safety, reduce staff burden and exceed patient expectations.
3P (Production Preparation Process) Facilitation
Through energetic and innovative facilitation, we provide direction and guidance to enable participants to envision, create and simulate a future-state vision designed to correct their organization’s current-state challenges and limitations.
Optimizing Flow in the Ambulatory Setting
Teams consisting of health care providers, leaders, and clinical team members are empowered to improve flow by learning to reduce wait times, increase quality, and remove non-value-added activities from their day. Through the development of effective standard practices participants learn to foster a high-functioning team environment, improve economic performance, and ultimately, increase both patient and staff satisfaction.
Foundations of Lean in Health Care
Learn the foundations of lean, key terminology, essential concepts and the tools to implement them in your health care organization to produce value-creating processes and eliminate waste — all in pursuit of the perfect patient experience.
Advanced Lean Training
This intensive learning experience uses hands-on exercises to enable participants to deepen their lean learning, refine their skills and build the capacity to teach, coach and mentor others in the tools and methods of a lean management system.