1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release
Lean Enterprise Institute Logo

Lean Enterprise Institute Offers New Training on Lean for Healthcare

New workshop from the Cambridge, MA-based nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute introduces healthcare professionals to how the methods, tools, and underlying philosophy of lean thinking create measureable improvements in healthcare.

Nov. 4, 2009 - PRLog -- The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will present Key Concepts of Lean in Healthcare, its new workshop on how lean principles improve quality, costs, patient safety, waiting times, and staff satisfaction, Dec. 2-3, 2009.

The two-day workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at LEI’s offices, One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA. For more information:

Taught by LEI Senior Fellow Mark Graban, a lean healthcare practitioner and author of Lean Hospitals, the workshop is designed for physicians, managers, senior leaders, and frontline clinical or professional staff members who want to understand the total scope of implementing lean in a healthcare setting. Cross-functional teams are encouraged to attend together.

The workshop combines lecture, discussions, exercises, and examples from a variety of healthcare settings and patient pathways.

Outline for Key Concepts of Lean in Healthcare:
- Where does lean come from?
- Why should our healthcare organization pursue lean?
- What are the core lean principles and concepts in a healthcare setting?
- Example case studies and exercises
- Overview of commonly used methods with real healthcare examples
- Lean management and culture
- How to get started

The $1,600 tuition includes training materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For complete details about course content, discounts, and to register, call 617- 871-2900 or visit:

# # #

About the Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, Ph.D., as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We teach courses, hold management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences. We use the surplus revenues from these activities to conduct research projects and to support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network, the Lean Global Network, and the Healthcare Value Leaders Network.

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@lean.org Email Verified
Source:Chet Marchwinski
Phone:617 871-2930
Location:Cambridge - Massachusetts - United States
Tags:Lean, Lean Healthcare, Lean Management, Lean Training, Lean Production, Lean Thinking
Verified Account Email Address
Verified Account Phone Number

Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “


Trending News...

Like PRLog?
Click to Share