How can I better understand my organization’s strengths and opportunities with respect to a lean culture?

Our Lean Assessment will help you understand your organization’s strengths and opportunities to accelerate change. Led by one of our lean health care experts, your assessment will provide you with next step recommendations that will help you increase quality and safety, promote employee engagement and achieve a healthier bottom line.

Schedule an assessment for your organization to get started.

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How do I sign up to attend an upcoming training event or workshop?

We offer many different types of seminars and workshops at Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle, Washington, and around the country. Here are some of our most popular courses:

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How can I schedule a tour of Virginia Mason facilities or clinics and observe lean used in a health care setting?

With Virginia Mason Institute, you can observe how lean is used across a health care setting. Our expert tour guides take you through the halls of Virginia Mason’s hospital and floors of our clinics (the “genba”), so that you can see staff using lean tools and methods.

To learn more, visit our Tour Virginia Mason page or contact us to schedule your tour.

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How can I schedule a training at my organization?

Many of our educational experiences are available both in Seattle and at your organization. The courses we can bring to your organization are the following:

To find the right course for leaders and staff at your organization, please contact us.

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I would like to learn about implementing lean as a management method for my organization. Where do I get started?

The first step toward implementing lean as a management method is believing that the perfect patient experience is possible — and we would be thrilled to guide you through the steps of your lean journey.

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How do I request a speaker?

Virginia Mason executives, physicians and leaders are available to speak at your organization about their firsthand experience implementing the Virginia Mason Production System®. To learn more, visit our Speakers Bureau page or contact us to request a speaker at your next event.

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Which trainings offer CME or CNE credits?

The Virginia Mason Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The following courses offer continuing education credit.

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How do I request additional information on your services?

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