Cindy Jimmerson
Cindy Jimmerson
Founder : Lean Healthcare West

Cindy Jimmerson is a pioneer of Lean for healthcare, having initiated her Lean work with a grant from the National Science Foundation from 2001 to 2004. She is the founder and president of Lean Healthcare West, a corporation composed of expert healthcare and industry professionals. Lean Healthcare West offers education in and implementation of Lean principles in hospitals, clinics, long term care facilities, other healthcare facilities, physician office practices, community health care programs, and health care insurance companies. She is the author of "A3 Problem Solving for Health Care", "Value Stream Mapping Made Easy," both published by Productivity Press, The reVIEW Course and Manual and many journal articles.  Cindy brings passion, insight, and creativity to Lean healthcare based on 30 years as a trauma system developer and emergency health care provider. She is in high demand as a speaker and facilitator both nationally and internationally in her mission to improve health care for patients, health care providers and staff, and the economy.