Use of Lean for Margin Improvement: A CEO's Case Study
Learn how to do more with less, overcome obstacles and improve processes using Lean/Six Sigma.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
1:30 p.m. Eastern
12:30 p.m. Central
11:30 a.m. Mountain
10:30 a.m. Pacific
Understanding Lean/Six Sigma can help you do more with less while improving quality and process in a healthcare environment. This webinar will present a case study of Monadnock Community Hospital - a critical access hospital - and its successful implementation of Lean/Six Sigma principles. Through a sustained effort over several years, MCH has substantially improved its bottom line, while cultivating quality, establishing a culture of accountability and results, and celebrating success.
The webinar will stress the importance of broad managerial participation, executive team buy-in, clearly defined deliverables and investment in leadership development. MCH experienced a cultural transformation through its Lean/Six Sigma process as it learned to remove waste, overcome obstacles and establish process improvements that ensure long-term sustainability.
- Overcoming the initial hurdles to broad managerial involvement
- The importance of an organization-wide accountability structure
- Recognizing the value of “Big Q” quality focus
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You'll also learn:
- The importance of celebration and recognition
- The keys to long-term sustainability
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Additional participants at an organization where a full registration has been purchased may register and receive ACHE Qualified Education credit for free.
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Who Should Participate:
- CEOs, board members, service-line leaders
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Peter L. Gosline, FACHE
President & CEO, Monadnock Community Hospital
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