SOURCE: The ThedaCare Center
500 healthcare leaders gathered in Minneapolis for the Third Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit. The two-day conference featured several keynotes, two plenary presentations and breakout sessions on a variety of lean management topics.
Appleton, WI (PRWEB) July 02, 2012
Five hundred healthcare leaders gathered in Minneapolis in June for the Third Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit, hosted by The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value and the Lean Enterprise Institute. The two-day conference featured several keynotes, two plenary presentations and breakout sessions on a variety of lean management topics. Attendees also enjoyed a welcome reception and luncheon roundtables.
"This was a great breakthrough collection of sessions that challenged my lean thinking," said one participant. Others also had positive comments about the Summit’s invaluable takeaways and networking opportunities.
The keynote presentations featured industry leaders who shared their experiences and expertise on lean healthcare.
Plenary speakers Jim FitzPatrick, former president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, and Alice Lee, vice president of Business Transformation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, talked about results in their own organizations, with a focus on involving frontline staff.
Day two of the Summit featured a CEO panel of top leaders from four health systems across the United States and Canada:
Building on this year’s theme of “Experiments Transforming the Industry,” Summit participants also took part in breakout sessions focused specifically on experiments from providers in the Healthcare Value Network, from the Netherlands and Brazil, and transparency organizations in Wisconsin.
Next year’s summit is scheduled for June 5-6, 2013. Watch for details in coming months.
The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value brings together the most thoughtful leaders in business and healthcare to drive value-based healthcare.
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