Introduction to Agile in Healthcare

Through this introductory course, you’ll create an awareness and basic understanding of the key principles and values of Agile in healthcare.

Program Content & Structure

The following topics will be delivered as part of the program content

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Applying Agile in healthcare - examples and case studies
  • Values and principles of Agile
  • Introducing key Agile tools and practices for healthcare

Organizations We Have Worked With

Why This Program?

Introducing Agile in healthcare organizations can also help to manage change better, increase collaboration and communication, promote faster problem-solving and improve overall workflow. Through our Agile program, we have empowered healthcare organizations to:

  • Enhance staff collaboration and patient care delivery by streamlining digital health record system workflows at a health and social services organization, resulting in improved medication reconciliation and end-user experience
  • Implement continuous improvement programs to boost bed capacities, enhance patient access to care and refine clinical and administrative workflows leveraging Agile methodologies and tools like patient stories, OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) and daily huddles for continuous improvement, resulting in increased bed access, heightened patient satisfaction and optimized workflows
  • Revolutionize accreditation preparation by establishing a governance structure, centralizing documents, enhancing communications and developing audit tools for continuous improvement
  • Revamp healthcare systems and processes with Agile and DevOps methods proven to boost collaboration, efficiency and adaptability while also promoting transparency, continuous improvement, and quick issue resolution

Benefits for the individual and organization

  • Flexible schedule, finalized based on client needs
  • Developed and delivered by Agile subject matter experts
  • Highly interactive, relevant and up to date
  • Tailored to focus on client specific applications within healthcare
  • Provides the foundation to build a culture of Agile across your healthcare organization

Who is this Program For?

This program is aimed at healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their agility and efficiency in delivering diverse projects.


"As CIUSSS West-Central Montreal continues on its ambitious and exciting path toward digital transformation, which includes enhanced virtual care offerings and the development of a new Connected Health Record, our ongoing relationship with Leading Edge Group has been a tremendous asset. Not only do they make us a better organization by allowing us to be more insightful and data-driven, but they also share our values and vision of fostering a patient and employee-centered environment."
Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg - President and CEO, CIUSSS
"Our CIUSSS is very engaged in using Lean and Agile methodologies. Agile methodology, in particular, allows us to rapidly develop solutions with the key people involved, which means we can quickly and effectively respond to change. By developing our Agile skills, we believe we’ll be in a better position to support our clinical and administrative teams as we work toward the future of healthcare."
Joanne Côté - Director of Quality, Transformation, Evaluation, Performance, Ethics, CIUSSS  
"Thank you to our trainer Luis and the Leading Edge Group for taking our team through the Agile Yellow Belt program. Our organization, providing service in a sector with ever changing needs and increased complexity, will benefit greatly from the principles and strategies learned in the training. In fact, we began implementing concepts learned before the training was over! Thank you!"
Brook Gardner - Manager of Data and Quality Improvement, Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services  

Learn From Leaders

All our Agile programs are developed and delivered by accomplished Agile experts. Experts who have worked at the coalface and have tangible experience putting theory to practical use in real world.

Luis Manuel Garcia

Luis Manuel has a first-class IT engineering degree from Aachen University, Germany and has been trained in Lean Six Sigma by the Juran Institute and Unisys University. Since 2005 he has assumed different responsibilities as Master Black Belt and Director for Operational Excellence in the service and industrial sectors, and has experience in harmonizing different work cultures across a variety of countries. He’s the co-founder and first president of the AELIT (“Asociación Española para LeanIT”, Spanish...

Key Information

The program can be delivered through in-person instructor-led or live online instructor-led training for groups of participants.

Program/Contact Hours
1 day

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Europe - Ireland

Co. Cork,
P24 AD90

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863


North America - Canada

60 St. Clair Avenue East Suite 805,
Toronto, ON,
M4T 1N5,

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074


Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136