Typical honorarium ranges from $7,500 to $25,000 plus travel expenses
Members of our Speakers Bureau consist of Virginia Mason executives, physicians, leaders and faculty who will speak at your event about their firsthand experience applying the concepts of the Toyota Production System (TPS) to health care.
Credits or Certifications
Organizations can discover, through Virginia Mason’s speaking engagements at their event, how Virginia Mason successfully adapted the lean concepts of the Toyota Production System (TPS) to health care. Our speakers include our chief executive officer, chief operating officer, vice presidents, physicians, administrative directors and Virginia Mason Institute faculty members.
Our speakers’ presentations feature the following components:
- Examples of methods and tools applied in hospital or clinic settings
- Current results of Virginia Mason’s improvement work
- Present-day challenges in the journey to transform health care
Attendees of a Virginia Mason speaking engagement will learn the benefits of applying lean tools and methods to health care, understand the challenges to sustainability and become inspired to embark upon lean improvement methods at their own organization.
Executive Lean Leadership Retreat
Our executive learning experience explores lean methods, the connection between system-wide 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.
Leading With a Shared Vision: A Workshop for Physician and Executive Leaders
This interactive experience invites participants to assess their current state of physician and executive engagement, learn new tools, create a detailed road map to engage stakeholders and develop new strategies to navigate adaptive change.
This workshop shows participants how to apply lean tools and methods in their day-to-day business to drive improvements that create value, eliminate waste and reduce staff’s burden of work — all in pursuit of the perfect patient experience.