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 23, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients Hospitals have been collecting patient complaint data for decades, but leveraging the data for improvement has remained elusive.  Some new...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: November 9, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patients The benefits of Electronic healthcare records are a polarizing topic with healthcare providers.  Standardization and electronic workflows have their...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: October 26, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient A lot can be done to optimize flow in hospitals without investing in additional staff and infrastructure by using an...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: October 12, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient CMAJ summarizes how to improve the quality of healthcare in Canada.  Nothing new here, which begs the question - what...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: September 28, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient Creating value for patients isn't a "project".  Lean thinking isn't a program you "implement" in a hospital over a...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: September 14, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient The legendary quality leader W. Edwards Deming is widely known for his thoughts on statistics and systems.  However, Deming...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 31, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient Canadian healthcare is where "pilot projects come to die".  There is a lack of a culture of innovation in Canadian...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 17, 2018

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Healthcare - Creating Value for Patient Canadian healthcare is still mired in a system of outdated technology (including reliance on faxing and pagers) in a...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: August 3, 2018

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