Productivity, Inc. Presents the Lean Healthcare Forum
Register Now: October 6-10, 2008: Nashville, TN
 

Agenda

Monday, October 6, 2008

7:15am Opening Remarks
7:45am - 8:45am Steven Spear, PhD
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement and author of "Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System," Harvard Business Review (1999)
9:00am - 10:00am J. Michael Rona, Co-founder Rona Consulting Group and former President of the Virginia Mason Medical Center
10:00am - 10:30am Refreshment Break
10:30am - 11:30am Barbara Bires, RN, Strategic Improvement Consultant, Miami Valley Hospital and Margo Rubertus, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton and former Strategic Improvement Consultant, Miami Valley Hospital
11:30am - 12:00pm Discussion
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Lean Healthcare Fundamentals

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

7:00am - 7:50am Leadership Forum
8:00am - 9:00am Naida Grunden, President, Naida Grunden LLC Medical Communications and author The Pittsburgh Way to Efficient Healthcare
9:00am - 10:00am Dean Bliss, Lean Improvement Specialist, Iowa Health System and Sarah Pavelka, Senior Staff Member, Iowa Quality Center and Faculty Member, College of Health Science, Des Moines University
10:00am - 10:30am Refreshment Break
10:30am - 11:30am Carol Lepper, President, Lean Healthcare Solutions and former Director of Lean Operations, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
11:30am - 12:15pm Patrick Anderson, Executive Director, Chugachmiut
12:15pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00am - 5:00pm Value Stream Mapping

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

7:00am-7:50am Leadership Forum
8:00am - 9:00am Donald D. Storey, MD, Senior Medical Consultant, Rona Consulting Group and Former National Medical Director for High Performance Networks, Aetna Insurance and Patti Chrome, RN, Principal, Rona Consulting Group and former Senior Vice President, and Clinic Administrator, Virginia Mason Medical Center
9:00am - 10:00am Janice Midcap, Vice President of Quality
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Signature Hospital Corporation
10:00am - 10:30am Refreshment Break
10:30am - 11:30am Roger Noble, Healthcare Quality Process Improvement Manager, Shriners Hospital for Children
11:30am - 12:00pm Discussion
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Visual Healthcare (5S+2) Self-Directed Work Teams

Thursday, October 9, 2008

7:00am-7:50am Leadership Forum
8:00am - 9:00am Loraine Lightfoot, Chief Nursing Officer and Scott Boyers, CFO, Wooster Community Hospital
9:00am - 10:00am Mark Graban, Senior Lean Consultant, ValuMetrix and author of Lean Hospitals
10:00am - 10:30am Refreshment Break
10:30am - 12:00pm How to Run a Kaizen Promotion Office Lean in the Emergency Department (A Simulation)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Standard Work
5:15pm - 6:45pm How to Run a Kaizen Promotion Office Lean in the Emergency Department (A Simulation)

Friday, October 10, 2008

7:00am - 7:50am Leadership Forum
8:00am - 12:00pm Strategic Planning and Project Management Using the A3 System
12:00pm - 1:00pm Wrap up