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On March 6, members of Congress began promoting a new healthcare bill designed to replace the ACA.</p> <p>Continue reading Dr. Toussaint&#8217;s blog post at <em><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/58bf1f82e4b0a797c1d39645">The Huffington Post</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Lean Leadership Series Announced at Carolinas Health: Transforming Habits and Behaviors of Healthcare Leaders https://createvalue.org/articles_and_news/lean-leadership-series-announced-at-carolinas-health-transforming-habits-and-behaviors-of-healthcare-leaders/ ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value » Articles & News urn:uuid:59c6f7f5-02f9-0829-00cf-ed308e026adf Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:56:17 -0600 NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Sara Thompson sthompson@createvalue.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APPLETON, WISC. – March 2, 2017 – Catalysis today announced it will host a Lean Leadership Series at Carolinas Health on April 18-21, 2017. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach lean leader skills and practices. A broad range of topics [&#8230;] <p><img class="wp-image-9907 alignright" src="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-300x68.png" alt="Catalysis - no tag" width="221" height="50" srcset="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-300x68.png 300w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-90x20.png 90w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-150x34.png 150w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-250x56.png 250w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag.png 457w" sizes="(max-width: 221px) 100vw, 221px" /></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>NEWS RELEASE</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>For More Information:</strong><br /> Sara Thompson<br /> <a href="mailto:sthompson@createvalue.org">sthompson@createvalue.org</a></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</strong></p> <p><strong>APPLETON, WISC. – March 2, 2017 </strong>– Catalysis today announced it will host a <em>Lean Leadership Series</em> at Carolinas Health on April 18-21, 2017. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach lean leader skills and practices. A broad range of topics are covered such as coaching skills, the scientific method of problem solving and the key components of enterprise excellence. CE credits are available.</p> <p>The series is designed to transform healthcare professionals into leaders who drive higher value in their organizations.</p> <p>“Management in a lean organization is built on leaders who coach, ask effective questions and solve problems,” said Marta Karlov, director of education at Catalysis. “Fostering this new kind of leadership is the first step on healthcare’s Transformation Roadmap.”</p> <p>The <em>Lean Leadership Series</em> allows participants to develop their own learning tracks by registering for up to three of the following sessions:</p> <ul> <li>A3 Thinking</li> <li>The Building Blocks of Enterprise Excellence</li> <li>Creating a Lean Management System</li> <li>Defining and Deploying Strategy</li> <li>Innovation in Healthcare</li> <li>Kata: A Pattern for Continuous Improvement and Coaching</li> <li>Go-and-See at Carolinas Healthcare System</li> </ul> <p>The series blends classroom learning, gemba tours, and networking to offer a relevant, hands-on mix of experiences.</p> <p>“The content is critical for any leader who aspires to become a lean leader,” said Luke Poppish, senior lean advisor of South Shore Hospital in Massachusetts. “This is a ‘just do it’ for all organizations struggling to find their way on their lean journey.”</p> <p>“Coaching for Improvement was the most valuable workshop I’ve ever attended,” said Leah Mitchell of Salem Health. “As an executive healthcare leader, it caused me to reflect on how I lead and how to develop others.”</p> <p><strong><em>Lean Leadership Series</em></strong></p> <p>&#8211; Insights from experts across a variety of disciplines</p> <p>&#8211; Choose three of six innovative learning experiences, including one gemba</p> <p><strong>&#8211; </strong>Highly interactive sessions to allow for practice and learning from peers</p> <p><strong>&#8211; </strong>CE credits available</p> <p>&#8211; Visit <a href="http://www.createvalue.org">createvalue.org</a> to learn more or to register</p> <p>&#8211; Contact Sara Thompson at <a href="mailto:sthompson@createvalue.org">sthompson@createvalue.org</a> with any questions</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>About Catalysis</strong></p> <p>Catalysis inspires healthcare leaders and accelerates change. With a focus on experiential education, Catalysis helps healthcare leaders in the United States and Europe create system-wide, transformative change. We believe in care delivery designed around the patient, payment and incentives based on value and outcomes, and transparency of performance (quality and cost). Founded in 2008, Catalysis is a not for profit with a mission to help create more healthcare value in the industry. Learn more at: <a href="https://createvalue.org/">createvalue.org</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Lean Leadership Series Announced at Seattle Children’s Hospital: Transforming Habits and Behaviors of Healthcare Leaders https://createvalue.org/articles_and_news/lean-leadership-series-announced-at-seattle-childrens-hospital-transforming-habits-and-behaviors-of-healthcare-leaders/ ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value » Articles & News urn:uuid:da68de3d-03d4-90c6-ca32-5e4b378c0e08 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:53:30 -0600 NEWS RELEASE For More Information: Sara Thompson sthompson@createvalue.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APPLETON, WISC. – March 2, 2017 – Catalysis today announced it will host a Lean Leadership Series at Seattle Children’s Hospital on May 2-5, 2017. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach lean leader skills and practices. A broad range of [&#8230;] <p><img class="wp-image-9907 alignright" src="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-300x68.png" alt="Catalysis - no tag" width="221" height="50" srcset="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-300x68.png 300w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-90x20.png 90w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-150x34.png 150w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag-250x56.png 250w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Catalysis-no-tag.png 457w" sizes="(max-width: 221px) 100vw, 221px" /></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>NEWS RELEASE</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>For More Information:</strong><br /> Sara Thompson<br /> <a href="mailto:sthompson@createvalue.org">sthompson@createvalue.org</a></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</strong></p> <p><strong>APPLETON, WISC. – March 2, 2017 </strong>– Catalysis today announced it will host a <em>Lean Leadership Series</em> at Seattle Children’s Hospital on May 2-5, 2017. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop event designed to teach lean leader skills and practices. A broad range of topics are covered such as coaching skills, the scientific method of problem solving and the key components of enterprise excellence. CE credits are available.</p> <p>The series is designed to transform healthcare professionals into leaders who drive higher value in their organizations.</p> <p>“Management in a lean organization is built on leaders who coach, ask effective questions and solve problems,” said Marta Karlov, director of education at Catalysis. “Fostering this new kind of leadership is the first step on healthcare’s Transformation Roadmap.”</p> <p>The <em>Lean Leadership Series</em> allows participants to develop their own learning tracks by registering for up to three of the following sessions:</p> <ul> <li>A3 Thinking</li> <li>Better Metrics: Understanding Variation and Managing Performance</li> <li>The Building Blocks of Enterprise Excellence</li> <li>Creating a Lean Management System</li> <li>Kata: A Pattern for Continuous Improvement and Coaching</li> <li>Lean Fundamentals for Healthcare Leaders</li> <li>Go-and-See at Seattle Children’s Hospital</li> </ul> <p>The series blends classroom learning, gemba tours, and networking to offer a relevant, hands-on mix of experiences.</p> <p>“The content is critical for any leader who aspires to become a lean leader,” said Luke Poppish, senior lean advisor of South Shore Hospital in Massachusetts. “This is a ‘just do it’ for all organizations struggling to find their way on their lean journey.”</p> <p>“Coaching for Improvement was the most valuable workshop I’ve ever attended,” said Leah Mitchell of Salem Health. “As an executive healthcare leader, it caused me to reflect on how I lead and how to develop others.”</p> <p><strong><em>Lean Leadership Series</em></strong></p> <p>&#8211; Insights from experts across a variety of disciplines</p> <p>&#8211; Choose three of six innovative learning experiences, including one gemba</p> <p><strong>&#8211; </strong>Highly interactive sessions to allow for practice and learning from peers</p> <p><strong>&#8211; </strong>CE credits available</p> <p>&#8211; Visit <a href="http://www.createvalue.org">createvalue.org</a> to learn more or to register</p> <p>&#8211; Contact Sara Thompson at <a href="mailto:sthompson@createvalue.org">sthompson@createvalue.org</a> with any questions</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>About Catalysis</strong></p> <p>Catalysis inspires healthcare leaders and accelerates change. With a focus on experiential education, Catalysis helps healthcare leaders in the United States and Europe create system-wide, transformative change. We believe in care delivery designed around the patient, payment and incentives based on value and outcomes, and transparency of performance (quality and cost). Founded in 2008, Catalysis is a not for profit with a mission to help create more healthcare value in the industry. Learn more at: <a href="https://createvalue.org/">createvalue.org</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> New White Paper: Lean for Doctors https://createvalue.org/articles_and_news/new-white-paper-lean-for-doctors/ ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value » Articles & News urn:uuid:0f7f88d2-b194-1ab6-3722-e750db013441 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:42:37 -0600 Physicians are finding new ways to analyze their work, reduce wasted time and effort, and improve productivity while improving the quality of care. As healthcare organizations explore and embrace scientific problem solving by all clinicians and staff, it is critically important to engage physicians in this process. Lean offers physicians a means to remove non-value [&#8230;] <p><img class="wp-image-10591 alignleft" src="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover.jpg" alt="" width="249" height="237" srcset="https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover.jpg 323w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover-300x285.jpg 300w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover-90x86.jpg 90w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover-150x143.jpg 150w, https://createvalue.org/wp-content/uploads/Lean-For-Doctors-Cover-250x238.jpg 250w" sizes="(max-width: 249px) 100vw, 249px" /></p> <p>Physicians are finding new ways to analyze their work, reduce wasted time and effort, and improve productivity while improving the quality of care.</p> <p>As healthcare organizations explore and embrace scientific problem solving by all clinicians and staff, it is critically important to engage physicians in this process. Lean offers physicians a means to remove non-value added activities that unnecessarily exhaust their time and energy, and, thus, frees time for doctor-to-patient care.  Read our latest white paper on this subject by using the link below.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://createvalue.org/white-paper-lean-doctors/">Get your free white paper here</a>!</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>