Class Focus Descriptions
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Sunday : 09/19/2010
Time Slot Session Titles
4:00 PM
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6:00 PM
Conference Check-in

7:00 PM
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9:00 PM
Lean Overview (optional)
Susan Sheehy, Lean Healthcare West
 

Monday : 09/20/2010
Time Slot Session Titles
7:30 AM
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8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:40 AM
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8:50 AM
Welcome
Cindy Jimmerson, Lean Healthcare West
8:50 AM
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9:50 AM
Creating A Culture of Patient Safety: Is it Possible? Is it Sustainable? Is it Worth It?
Richard Shannon MD, University of Pennsylvania
10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
From New Zealand to North Carolina: A Lean Path Through the Chaos
Mark Jaben, MD
11:00 AM
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11:15 AM
Morning Break

11:15 AM
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12:30 PM
Lean in Community Health Centers Case Study: The Power of A3 Problem Solving
Evelyn Seibel, Alicia Thompson, Cindy McAfee
12:30 PM
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1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM
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2:30 PM
Ouch! Safety First with Integrated Operative Care Orders
Shaun Sullivan MD, Bellingham Anesthesia Associate
2:30 PM
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3:30 PM
Analyzing Flow in an OR from a Lean Perspective: Simulation (Optional)
Dilesh Patel and Herman Ranpuria, eVSM
5:00 PM
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7:00 PM
Music and Happy Hour
Featuring Kellie Lin Knott
 

Tuesday : 09/21/2010
Time Slot Session Titles
7:00 AM
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8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:10 AM
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9:10 AM
Integration of an Adaptive Enterprise Framework with Enlightened Lean Thinking at the Frontline
Marc Pierson MD, PeaceHealth
9:20 AM
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10:20 AM
Warning: Signs! From Cautionary Circulars to Proactive Prevention
Mark Graban, Lean Enterprise Institute
10:20 AM
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10:40 AM
Morning Break

10:40 AM
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11:40 PM
Lean Concepts in Long-Term Care: A Return on Investment Study
John D. Piccolo, Penn State University
11:50 AM
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12:50 PM
Lean Strategies in Operating Room Supply Chain
Suzi Collins, InnerSpace & Elsa Mersereau, LHW
1:00 PM
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2:00 PM
Box Lunch

 

Wednesday : 09/22/2010
Time Slot Session Titles
7:00 AM
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8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:10 AM
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9:10 AM
A Lean Approach to Information Systems Improvement
Caleb Lander, Eastern Maine Health & Sue Sheehy
9:20 AM
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10:20 AM
Putting Patients First: Adopting Lean in the Saskatchewan Health Care System
Dan Florizone, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
10:20 AM
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10:40 AM
Morning Break

10:40 AM
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11:40 AM
Moving to a Problem Solving Organization: Partnering Baldrige Criteria and Lean Concepts
Joni Och, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
11:50 AM
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12:50 PM
Speaker Panel Discussion
Cindy Jimmerson, Lean Healthcare West
1:00 PM
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2:00 PM
Box Lunch