Tag: Iowa

#TBT: #Lean & #Baldrige at Mary Greeley Medical Center; Upcoming Webinar...

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I'm really happy to be playing the role of host for this free webinar that's being presented next Friday, March 30th: Engaging Leaders and the Baldrige Framework to Advance Excellence A Look into the Extraordinary Work at Mary Greeley Medical Center The webinar is being presented by Karen Kiel-Rosser and Ron Smith from Mary Greeley Medical Center. If you can't attend the live session, we'll send you the recording if you register. The throwback component of this post is a look back at a podcast that I did with Karen three years ago this month:

Free Webinar Recording on #Lean Collaboration Across Companies and Industries

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I hope you'll join me to view a KaiNexus webinar that I'm hosted today. The topic is near and dear to my heart (as...

Visiting the Gemba & Seeing a Growing Culture of Continuous Improvement...

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Recently, I wrote about an on-site event that I helped the Iowa Lean Consortium and Mary Greeley Medical Center (MGMC) organize... here is my first...

How Do You Find a Lean Healthcare Person?

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Mark's Note: Today's guest post is from a great friend of mine and this blog, Dean Bliss, of the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.  Check out...

Free “Lean 101” Webinar (& More) from the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative

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Thanks to my good friend Dean Bliss of the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative. You might recognize Dean as a frequent commenter here on the blog...

Lots of Great Lean Healthcare Progress in Iowa

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Thanks to Dean Bliss for sending an article to me about some of the great Lean healthcare work taking place in Iowa. I've visited...

Healthcare Value Leaders Network: Podcasts and More

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Here's a quick update on some of our latest projects in the Healthcare Value Leaders Network. Our 2nd annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in June...

Another “Bad 5S” Example

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leanblog.org | Lean Blog: Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media I presented yesterday and had a great day (meeting people and learning) with the Iowa...

LeanBlog Podcast #46 — Dean Bliss, Lean Healthcare

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Episode #46 is a chat with a good friend of the Lean Blog, Dean Bliss, a Lean Improvement Specialist with the Iowa Health System....

Iowa Healthcare Leadership and Lean

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Leadership Symposium (Iowa)It sure seems like Iowa gets mentioned here on the blog quite a bit, for lean manufacturing and lean healthcare.John Touissant, of...

Toyota plan aids U of I hospital efficiency

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DesMoinesRegister.comMore good lean news coming out of Iowa, this time in the "lean healthcare" world there. University Hospitals is among at least a dozen...

Iowa and Lean, Once Again

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Making Iowa more business friendly a goal for lawmakersIowa sure pops up quite a bit in the lean news, between Maytag and Pella, and...