Ryan McCormack

Ryan McCormack
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Ryan is an operational excellence professional with over 18 years experience practicing continuous improvement in healthcare, insurance, food manufacturing, and aerospace. He is an avid student of the application of Lean principles in work and life to create measurably better value.

Operational Excellence Mixtape: November 22, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Healthcare improvement is often done through QI projects in an "artisan" fashion.  To improve healthcare improvement, combat bias and us...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: November 8, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients "Imagine walking into a restaurant and being seated. Sometime after your meal, you receive the check and find an...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: October 25, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients If you set a target without providing a clear path on how you want it achieved, and then punish staff when they fail...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: October 11, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Transformation and quality improvement is rarely sustained without changing management behaviours and management systems. John Toussaint writes about the challenges...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: September 27, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Globally, at least 5 patients die every minute due to unsafe care.  For Patient Safety Week, the World Health Organization...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: September 13, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Canadian healthcare policy limits true innovation by clinging to outdated thinking developed in times of much slower change and...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 30, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients The last place I want to receive care is the hospital.  There are innumerable advantages to being treated in...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 16, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients An experienced doctor in Toronto caused harm, operated without consent, and intimidated staff for years.  A disturbing but unsurprising...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 2, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients In 2008, I worked at a hospital when, during an Executive meeting, an Executive suggested that patients are sometimes harmed...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: Best of 2019 – Mixtape A-Side

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Hi All - Summer in Manitoba requires part-time work, as the precious weeks of glorious weather need to be savoured and stored up for...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: July 5, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Imagine a healthcare system that responds to each patient's circumstances and preferences in real-time.  Real-time measurement of a patient's...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: June 21, 2019

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Many healthcare providers are driven by a deep commitment to the mission of healthcare.  Some refer to it as...