Albuequerque



APPLYING TOOLS FROM THE TOYOTA PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND LEAN TO HEALTHCARE

Instructor: Cindy Jimmerson
This course will introduce the participant to valuable but simple Lean tools for analyzing, understanding, and redesigning work processes. Opportunities to reduce wasted patient and worker time, dissatisfaction and error will become apparent. An understanding of applying these tools to healthcare and the many environments in which they can succeed will be explored.
 
Participants will come away with a new way to look at work.
 
8:30-4:00 pm Each Day
Lecture and Practice Includes:
 
-Overview, Why TPS/Lean for Healthcare, why now?
-Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
 You will learn about and create:
  • a current state map of work in progress
  • a future state map
  • a future state plan
 
-A3 problem solving
You will learn about and create:
  • A3 documents for problem solving and reporting
  • Ways to use the A3 process as a management tool
  • Communication of improvements using the A3 process
  • Meeting evaluations and how to conduct leaner meetings!
 
The workshop includes instruction, course materials, the reVIEW Workbook, and snacks at break.  The workshop will be held at the beautiful Albuquerque Marriott.  For our group room rates and reservations call:  1-505-881-6800. 
Group size is limited to accommodate personal activity and interaction.