SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care professionals can now experience the same world class training sessions offered by Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle at new locations across the United States. Participants will find substantial value and benefit to learning essential lean management concepts and applications to improve the delivery of health care. Through intensive coaching and interactive skill-building exercises, participants will develop the ability to implement lean tools into everyday practice to achieve their organizational improvement goals.
Regional training attendees may select a preferred educational focus upon registration, Foundations of Lean in Health Care or Optimizing Flow in the Ambulatory Setting, and will receive a certificate from Virginia Mason Institute upon completion of the training. The first 2.5 day session will be held in Chicago, October 24 - 26, and a second, duplicate session is to be held in Philadelphia, December 5 - 7.
For individuals seeking an introductory education in lean concepts, terminology, tools and applications, the Foundations of Lean in Health Care training session offers an intensive and interactive learning experience. Participants can expect to come away with a strong lean vocabulary and tools that can be applied in practice immediately to create more efficient processes, improve productivity, and boost work satisfaction. In addition, participants will acquire the ability to confidently speak to lean management concepts, an imperative professional skill in health care today.
For professionals and teams seeking to reduce waste, improve flow, and increase efficiency in their health care setting, Optimizing Flow in the Ambulatory Setting offers participants intensive coaching around the application of lean tools and an approach to restructure team coordination. This course offers participants a roadmap to achieve lean, 'just in time,' processes to optimize the delivery of health care. In addition, coaching prepares participants to empower their frontline staff to drive process improvement and to eliminate waste from each touch point of the patient's experience. CME or CNE credits are offered with this session track, for professionals seeking to fulfill their credit requirements.
Regional training extends an opportunity to health care leaders and staff to receive best-in-class education and coaching from Virginia Mason Institute's accomplished team, who have led health care transformation with clients worldwide. With over 15 years of experience adopting lean management methods into the delivery of superior health care, Virginia Mason Institute is uniquely equipped to partner with health organizations striving to achieve improvement goals.
For more information or to register for your spot today, visit the regional training events page.
About Virginia Mason Institute
At Virginia Mason Institute we believe that zero-defect health care is possible. We are committed, we are confident, and we can transform health care. By creating and sustaining cultures of continuous improvement; through the delivery of training that inspires, prepares and guides; and in helping organizations solve their urgent and persisting problems, we can transform health care. It is possible. Together we will relentlessly pursue the improvement of patient safety, patient experience and the quality, cost, and delivery of health care.
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