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.