This program provides participants with a practical application of advanced Lean Healthcare tools and techniques, as well as developing the appropriate process improvement, leadership and project/program management skills to drive the changes that are necessary for a successful Lean transformation.
This program develops an understanding of Lean and how it is applied across a variety of health settings. In addition to understanding the core Lean concepts, tools and practices, you will gain the capability and skills to facilitate health service improvement initiatives within your organization.
This program provides an overview of the core principles of Lean thinking. It also creates a basic proficiency in applying key Lean tools and practices across the health sector to increase service delivery efficiency and quality; improve patient and employee satisfaction and reduce waste.
This program establishes a basic understanding, awareness and appreciation for Lean in the health sector. It also provides entry and foundational knowledge for more advanced Lean programs to expand capabilities and skill sets.
Why these programs?
Over 10,000 health professionals from major organizations such as Extendicare, Toronto Public Health and Central Health have successfully completed our Lean Healthcare belt training programs. Here are some of the reasons why.
Learn from leaders
All our Lean Healthcare belt programs are developed and delivered by accomplished Lean Healthcare and clinical experts. Experts who have worked at the coalface and have tangible experience putting theory to practical use in real world environments.
Tony Soumas is a Lean leader with over 25 years’ experience. As well as delivering Belt training and coaching across the health sector, Tony specializes in strategy planning and deployment (Hoshin Kanri); Kaizen and root cause problem solving. Sample clients include Jewish General Hospital (Montreal); Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa; St Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury; Central Health (Newfoundland); Centre de Santé Communautaire du Témiskaming and Ottawa Public Health, among others.