Lean Thinking techniques are now being used in hospitals throughout the world to reduce wasted time and effort, while improving patient care. The Lean Healthcare program of The Health Roundtable has now graduated over 300 participants from over a dozen member health services.
- Session 1: Learn the basic concepts and identify a specific project from your organisation. Learn how to prepare current state maps
- Session 2: Learn process / value stream mapping. Understand waste, how to identify and how to address using Lean Techniques such as 5S, Workload Leveling, Utilising the “Pull” System
- Session 3: Consolidate learning and understand how to extend the process to additional projects in your organisation
- In between: Participate in weekly telephone / webcast based coaching