2016 SHIP Lean Training: Part 1

Event Details
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

Duration: 65 min

Through funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the National Rural Health Resource Center coordinated a no-cost Lean health care training and mini-project for 30 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) eligible hospitals in 2016.

The first webinar in the three-part educational series covers the following topics:

  • The Challenges to Healthcare
  • The Principles of Lean Healthcare
  • Eight Areas of Waste in Healthcare
  • Voice of the Customer

Specific references to the training course, including links to external sites, within the webinar and within the accompanying materials may be disregarded.

Speakers

  • John Roberts, Chief Executive Officer and President, Midwest Health Consultants
  • Sarah Brinkman, Program Specialist, National Rural Health Resource Center
Related Resources: 
Past SHIP Webinar

2016 SHIP Lean Training: Part 2

February 16, 2016

The second webinar in the three-part educational series for SHIP-eligible hospitals in 2016 provides an overview of Value-Stream Mapping, 5S Worksite Organization, A3 Problem Solving and Standard Work.

Past SHIP Webinar

2016 SHIP Lean Training: Part 3

March 22, 2016

The final webinar in the three-part educational series for SHIP-eligible hospitals in 2016 covers Lean culture transformation, Lean measurement and metrics, and how to initiate Lean projects or events.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.