PRLog - May 7, 2012 - MUKILTEO, Wash. -- Learn how Kaizen is being applied to improve safety, improve quality and reduce cost at the St. Francis - Franciscan Hospital System in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Masaaki Imai US Tour 2012
Masaaki Imai is the Founder of Kaizen Institute, which was established in Switzerland (1985) to introduce companies with KAIZEN® concepts, systems, and tools. Kaizen Institute has offices in over 30 countries around the globe.
Over the last three decades, Mr. Imai has held lectures on Kaizen, Lean and other related management subjects, as well as having consulted with global companies and assisting them in their process of introducing Kaizen and Continual Improvement. Mr. Imai’s role has been one of integrating various Kaizen management practices, such as Just-in-time, TQM, and TPM, into the cultural environment of client companies.
Masaaki Imai has written two best-selling books on the subject of Kaizen. The second edition of his best-selling book "Gemba Kaizen" will be released in June 2012, by McGraw Hill.
Time: 8:30AM - 12:30PM (registration begins at 8:00AM)
Location: St. Francis - Franciscan Hospital System
Address: 8111 South Emerson Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46237
--Welcome and commentary by Director from St. Francis - Franciscan Hospital System;
--Speech by Joe Swartz, co-author of Healthcare Kaizen;
--"Hospital Design with 3P", presented by Mike Wroblewski, Kaizen Institute USA Director;
--"Gemba Kaizen" and Q&A Session, led by Masaaki Imai;
--Book signing of the newly released 2nd edition of Gemba Kaizen;
Space is limited. For registration please go to http://www.kaizen.com/