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CPD Now Available for Lean Healthcare Green Belt Programs

Our Lean Healthcare Online Green Belt has now been accredited by the CPD Standards Office. All participants will receive a CPD Certificate of Attendance, which they can subsequently use within their formal CPD record for a professional body, institute or employer. LEI Group would encourage all participants to use their attendance on this course within […]

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Lean Pharmacy Awards 2015

The Leading Edge Group, in conjunction with our sponsor Pfizer Ireland, delivered a number of Pharmacy training programmes in Cork and Dublin during 2015. The participants represented a large section of the Hospital Pharmacy sector in Ireland and all were successful in achieving Lean Yellow Belt Certification. We were delighted to also present Certificates of […]

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Lean in Finance and Services: Success can be contagious!

In recent years Lean Thinking, once the mainstay of the manufacturing plant, has gained widespread acceptance and acclaim in the services sector. In the face of budget pressures, Financial Service Providers, Internal Finance Functions, Business Process Outsourcing, Contact Centres and Other Customer Service providers are turning to Lean to improve their level of overall customer […]

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Lowering Healthcare Costs without lowering Quality Standards through adopting Lean Thinking

Are we worried that current pressures to reduce expenditure in Healthcare will impact on the quality of service that is offered to patients? Absolutely we are! In an effort to significantly reduce and stabilise expenditure without affecting quality standards, Healthcare organisations all over the world are looking to Lean Thinking and Principles to reduce waste […]

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Australia’s New Online Health Economics Course

LEI Group and The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have come together to offer Australia’s premium online course in Health Economics.Certified by the University of Ontario, one of Canada’s leading Universities, this course provides graduates with the essential skills to analyse and evaluate typical resource allocation problems, involving health and healthcare. Upon completion, participants […]

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Strategic Healthcare Partnership Announced in Canberra

LEI Group and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have announced a renewed strategic arrangement that became operational on April 1st 2016. On the back of very strong performance of working together in 2014 and 2015, this renewed agreement aims to maximise benefits to our customers. Joe Aherne, CEO Leading Edge Group (parent company […]

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Improvements in Construction Performance

More and more customers within the construction sector are expecting higher performance, best quality and the lowest cost. Therefore, all players in the sector need to be more competitive through projects that are delivered on time; on budget with best in class standards of worksite safety and process efficiencies. This can be achieved through the […]

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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 […]

By LEIGroupAustralia | Education . General . Healthcare . News & Events
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Breakthrough Agreement with Top Australian University

The Leading Edge Group has signed an agreement with Swinburne University of Technology to certify our suite of Lean Belt programmes. In addition, both parties are finalising arrangements for embedding these Lean Belts in relevant Swinburne curricula. For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring […]

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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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Opportunities for Lean and Continuous Improvement Practitioners and Trainers!

LEI Group is the Australasian arm of Leading Edge Group, a global leader in the provision of training and consulting services in Lean Thinking and Practices, Continuous and Process Improvement and Business Transformation initiatives. We work across multiple sectors but have a strong reputation and specialism in Lean Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics. We also […]

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What can Lean Construction do for you?

What can Lean Construction do for you? –the intent, through Lean training and/or consulting support, is to develop the techniques and understanding within your business to optimise your resources, delight your customers, decrease your costs and increase productivity. Adopting the principles of Lean (identifying customer value, making the value flow and eliminating waste) into construction processes […]

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NEW! Learn how to improve warehouse performance using Lean tools and techniques.

Lean Warehouse Management – 1 Day Programme. May 5th, Sydney This new 1-day programme, developed and delivered by LEI Group Australia, will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to successful supply chain implementation and, in many cases, the starting point for supply chain transformations. Applying Lean Thinking in a warehouse environment refers to […]

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Case Study – Increasing capacity in the face of resource constraints!

Read how LEG deployed Lean tools and techniques to help a Canadian Health Authority increase capacity in its hospital pharmacies despite facing serious resource constraints. Click Here for Case Study

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Which Lean Training delivers a 275% Return on Investment?

  Recently, Leading Edge Group (LEG), with its partner University College Cork (UCC), undertook a review of the projects submitted by students as a core element of their Leading Edge Group/UCC Lean Supply Chain Black Belt certification. The results even took us by surprise! The 83 projects undertaken during that four year period delivered benefits […]

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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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LEI Group welcomes in 2015 with a new name, a new website and a Country Manager.

It has been a busy end to 2014 and start to 2015 for LEI Group. Changing from LEI Group Australia to LEI Group may not seem like much but, in true Lean style, small changes often mask big efforts! Sitting behind this change has been a great team, working very hard to expand our presence […]

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