PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler Consulting, L.P., a leading global management consulting firm, today announced it is participating in and sponsoring two industry conferences in June -- the 4th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit and the National Association of Public Hospitals (NAPH) Annual Conference.
The Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit, taking place June 5-6, 2013, in Orlando, Fla., is hosted by the Lean Enterprise Institute and is one of the industry's leading venues for exploring new frontiers in Lean healthcare thinking. Leaders and pioneers who are paving the way for new models in the healthcare delivery system will address the audience including Simpler client New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) and Board Member George Koenigsaecker. Simpler Consulting is a long-time supporter of the Healthcare Value Network, a sponsor of the Summit.
HHC CEO Alan Aviles, St. Mary's General Hospital (Canada) President Don Shilton, and Simpler Board of Directors member George Koenigsaecker will participate in a CEO panel to discuss the value of Lean transformation events on Thursday, June 6 at 8:15 a.m.
Later this month, Simpler Consulting will sponsor and attend the NAPH Annual Conference, on June 19-21, 2013 in Hollywood, Fla. The conference focuses on discussing critical issues facing patients and their communities and strategizing innovative ways of delivering high quality healthcare.
Tom Goetter, senior vice president, Simpler Consulting, will introduce NAPH keynote speaker Ezekiel Emanuel. Emanuel holds a joint position at the Wharton School and the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and is a founding chair at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health. Emanuel will deliver his keynote address on June 20 at 8:00 a.m., during which he will discuss the opportunity to reduce industry spending by reevaluating low-value medical services.
"Simpler Consulting is a proud sponsor of the Healthcare Value Network and NAPH, and supporter of the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit," said Marc Hafer, CEO of Simpler Consulting. "Both the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit and the NAPH Annual Conference bring tremendous value to the healthcare industry, uniting leaders at the forefront of reform, innovation and the relentless improvement of patient care."
For more information on upcoming Simpler Consulting events, please visit: http://simpler.com/events.html.
About Simpler Consulting, L.P.
Simpler Consulting, L.P. is a leading global management consulting firm that helps companies improve processes to stimulate business-impacting results. Unlike traditional management consulting firms that specialize in developing strategy but fall short on execution, Simpler plays an active role helping clients to create an organizational culture that continuously seeks out opportunities to make improvements. With its proprietary Simpler Business System®, Simpler® has delivered the fastest and most enduring Lean transformations at hundreds of organizations around the world. To learn more, visit http://www.simpler.com.
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