Lean Forward: How Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Cost and Risk

Anne F. Foley, LSSMB, PMP
Trainer and Consultant for Corporate Education Group

Course ID: MDW801 / Duration: 1 Hour / Credits: 1 PDU

About the Webinar

Healthcare organizations around the globe are looking for cost and risk reductions. Many organizations in the area of clinical services, pharmaceuticals and biotech are using the mindset and toolset housed under the Continuous Improvement umbrella to deliver these results. Some are rolling out new programs with all the pomp and circumstance of a new windfall. Others are quietly training the entire organization to see waste, variation, and defects so improvement opportunities can be discovered and implemented on a daily basis. Both approaches are delivering savings of time and money. This webinar will share the critical success factors of either approach so managers can determine the right approach for them.

Topics covered:

Mindset of Continuous Improvement
• New Program?
• Proactive versus Reactive
• Improvement is Fun
• Blame Game Must Stop
• You Won’t Fix What You Can’t See


Toolset of Continuous Improvement
• Team Facilitation
• Align Problem to Structure
• Poka-Yoke
• Root Cause Analysis


About the Presenter

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Anne F. Foley, LSSMBB, PMP, is an author, speaker and training consultant with Corporate Education Group (CEG). Anne has spent 25 years of her career using data to identify root causes of defects and non-value-added activities in processes. She incorporates data collection and analysis to decisions ranging from routine to complex. An energetic and interactive trainer, Anne has been leading virtual and traditional training classes, workshops, and conferences for 18 years.

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