Healthcare

New Melbourne Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of  Lucrecia Cruz who will support the teaching of our new program – Understanding and Applying Health Economics Tools and Techniques Course. A general physician and allied health professional, Lucrecia has a broad interest in public health topics. Now based in Melbourne, Lucrecia has previously worked in Central […]

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Opportunities for Healthcare Trainers and Consultants with Lean Continuous Improvement and Re-design Experience!

LEI Group is the Australasian arm of Leading Edge Group, a global leader in the provision of specialist Healthcare training and consulting services in Lean Thinking and Practices, Continuous and Process Improvement, Service Re-Design and Organisational Transformation. Due to ongoing expansion, we are seeking to expand our base of independent trainers and consultants across Australia. […]

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Lean Healthcare – Building the Business Case

  Healthcare professionals are under increasing pressure to deliver tangible improvements and returns on investment in process, service and clinical redesign projects. For healthcare project leaders and decision-makers, adopting a methodology that is flexible enough to be applied across a range of problem scenarios and processes, yet rigorous enough to deliver definable, measurable performance gains, […]

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Infographic – Is Lean Training and Education Worth the Investment?

Infographic showing the highlights of our recent Survey Report – “The Impact of Lean Education”

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Reducing hospital wait times

Waiting times in hospital emergency departments could be cut with the introduction of Lean Management and Six Sigma techniques according to new Australian research.  more» 

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First Nationwide Online Lean Healthcare Green Belt cohort.

We are delighted to announce the first nationwide online Lean Healthcare Green Belt cohort supported and mentored by our clinical and Lean experts. This cohort will be confined to 12 healthcare professionals who register on a first come, first served basis. The program will begin December 3rd, 2014. Your programme features will include: Access to […]

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LEI’s Lean Certification changes the way you provide healthcare

The LEI Group is all about efficiency, streamlining your workflow so you produce less waste and more output, and LEI’s lean certification courses are drastically altering the way healthcare establishments and groups deliver their services. LEI aims to empower your business by introducing healthcare clinicians and managers to the Lean Thinking. What is the Lean […]

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Process Improvement in Healthcare

Health Advocate Magazine – August 2014   Process improvement in healthcare, while not new, is still in its infancy when compared to the improvement work done in manufacturing globally for the past 50 years. We are only now beginning to understand the importance of removing non-value-added activities from our processes in order to have the […]

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Health System Could Save a Billion a Year Article– A Case for Lean?

Health system could save a billion a year Dan Harrison  –  theage.com.au Governments could save a billion dollars a year by cutting waste in public hospitals, according to a former top health bureaucrat. A report by the Grattan Institute think tank found a high level of unexplained variation in the average cost of comparable procedures between […]

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The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne goes Lean

We are delighted to announce the signing of a major Lean initiative with The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. Over the coming months LEI Group Australia in association with the AHHA will deliver a suite of Lean training programs to Hospital staff. This will create a core group of Lean experts working on projects to […]

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The Benefits of a Lean Healthcare Process

“Lean is about the total elimination of waste and showing respect for people.”  ― Mark Graban, Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction Lean healthcare in Australia or anywhere, isn’t about cutting costs.  It’s about eliminating waste that costs money and evokes patient dissatisfaction. Traditional healthcare was not designed to make the patient […]

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Lean Healthcare White Belt Course

On December 6th 2013, Kevin Bennett conducted a Lean Healthcare White Belt course in Sydney, NSW. The Lean Healthcare White Belt is a 1-day instructor led program that provides healthcare clinicians and managers with a basic introduction and awareness of Lean Thinking and the benefits to both themselves and their organisation of implementation of Lean principles. There were 17 participants […]

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An Ageing Australia: Preparing for the Future – Australian Productivity Commission

LEI Group Australia supports the focus on improving the quality and efficiency of the health sector contained in the Productivity Commission’s Research Report:  An Ageing Australia – Preparing for the Future. The Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association Chief Executive, Alison Verhoeven,  commented that “the ageing population and the increasing utilisation of health services by all […]

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LEI Group Australia Signs Deal With Australian Healthcare Provider

Irish Company Leads the Way in Healthcare Training from Cobh to Canberra LEI Group Australia  has signed an agreement with Australia’s largest healthcare provider which could see half a million Australian dollars in revenue generated over the next 12 months. LEI Group Australia, a leading provider of Lean education and consultancy, will partner with the […]

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Value Stream Mapping in Healthcare

When looking for ways to make Healthcare processes more streamlined, Lean tools can be deployed to help determine where efficiencies could be gained. Value stream mapping is a Lean tool that is used by a cross functional team to visualize the current state of a selected process, for example, the patients journey through the operating […]

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