2nd Annual Lean Leadership Retreat at Whitefish

Join us at the beautiful Grouse Mountain Resort in Whitefish, Montana, the gateway to Glacier National Park!  An opportunity for healthcare leaders interested or engaged in using lean principles to convene with peers and renowned lean experts. 
Early Bird Special ($1000) until June 15th!
After June 15th ($1200)
Group Rates available, contact: info@leanhealthcarewest.com
September 11-13, 2006
  • Participate in experience-specific groups (new-to-lean or underway).
  • Learn successful techniques for implementation.
  • Recognize and address roadblocks. 
  • Define engagement at all levels. 
  • Practice lean concepts in work groups.  
  • Network with peers and pros in the lean community. 
  • Have fun in beautiful northern Montana!
 Register early, space limited!
WHO?  Senior leaders, MDs, process improvement and quality facilitators, Lean facilitators and coaches.
Cindy Jimmerson, President, Lean Healthcare West
Cindy is a pioneer of lean healthcare, having initiated her work with a grant from the National Science Foundation, 2001-2004.  She is the founder and president of Lean Healthcare West, an organization of health professionals offering education and implementation of TPS/lean principles in hospital, clinic and long term care facilities.
Charles Hagood, President, Healthcare Performance Partners
Charles has overseen the implementation of Lean Healthcare systems in numerous healthcare organizations across the US and is an in demand speaker on the subject of Lean Enterprises, Lean Healthcare Leadership, and business process improvement. 
Rich Ottaviano, Founder, Inside Out Solutions
Rob Linn, Founder, Inside Out Solutions
David Munch, MD 
David is the Chief Clinical and Quality Officer at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center where he is responsible for Lean Implementation, patient safety, quality, health information management, pharmacy services and physician services.  Exempla's Lean improvements have been featured in the Denver Business Journal and the Colorado Chapter of IHI's 100k lives campaign.
Dilesh Patel, Founder, eVSM