Virginia Mason Institute Course Offerings in May

Feb 16, 2016, 14:03 ET from Virginia Mason Institute

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, is offering three training courses in May 2016.


  • Creating Flow in the Ambulatory Setting – May 3-5, 2016
  • Lean Facility Design Seminar – May 10, 2016
  • Advanced Lean Training – May 17-20 and July 12-14, 2016

Creating Flow in the Ambulatory Setting

Health care providers, managers empowered to implement flow, and clinical teams will learn to increase patient satisfaction and staff satisfaction, reduce wait times, increase quality, remove non-value-added activities from their day, create predictability in their workday, reduce the amount of time in the office, reduce staff's burden of work, foster a team environment and improve economic performance.

  • CME: 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • CNE: 19.8 continuing education contact hours (16.5 clock hours)
  • Certificate of Completion

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Lean Facility Design Seminar

Executives, service line leaders, facility project managers, designers, planners and construction professionals will learn how the lean principles of the Virginia Mason Production System can help them produce better buildings and spaces with real value for patients and clinicians.

  • Certificate of Completion

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Advanced Lean Training

Lean leaders and members of quality, safety and improvement departments will deepen their lean learning, refine their skills and learn how to teach their skills to others.

  • Certificate of Completion

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About Virginia Mason Institute

Virginia Mason Institute provides organizations around the world with coaching and education to transform health care. Using the lean methods and tools that are fundamental to Virginia Mason's successes, the institute does not solve one-off problems, but guides health care leaders to bring about culture change and empowers them to put the patient first.

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