Applying Lean in Healthcare

All short courses are delivered 100% online and structured to fit the schedules of busy professionals.

Program Content & Structure

The following objectives will be achieved as part of the program content

  • Identify key issues associated with the healthcare sector
  • Recognize the factors associated with increasing healthcare costs
  • Identify the effects of waste and wasteful activities in the healthcare sector
  • Recognize the scope of application of Lean in healthcare
  • Recognize the main steps involved in any Lean Healthcare implementation

Organizations we have worked with

Why this program?

This course introduces the costs and quality issues associated with modern day health service delivery. It identifies the benefits associated with implementing Lean to address key health service challenges. Finally, the course outlines and explains the main steps involved in implementing Lean in any health setting. A relevant health sector case study provides a context for the concepts taught and course learnings are reinforced through review questions at the end.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals starting their Lean journey including Administrative Assistants, Quality Administrators, Research/Business Analysts, Public Health Dieticians/Nutritionists, Health Policy Specialists, Registered Nurses and Physicians from organizations across the health sector including hospitals, health authorities, mental health and addictions, youth services, long term care, public and community health.

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.

Annette Sonneveld

Annette Sonneveld has over 35 years experience at various public health units across Ontario including Kent Chatham, Middlesex London, North York and Toronto Public Health. She has extensive knowledge and experience managing complex assignments; leading and directing teams; implementing quality improvement and performance management projects and facilitating training. Annette provided leadership and expertise to promote a culture of quality improvement, not only at Toronto Public Health, but across the City of Toronto through her involvement...

Key Information

Lean is a continuous improvement initiative that helps organizations improve their overall performance by identifying and reducing waste and making processes better and more efficient. Lean tools and strategies can be applied to a number of healthcare areas including hospitals, labs, pharmacies, public health, and long-term and primary care. This course introduces the costs and quality issues associated with modern day healthcare. It identifies the benefits associated with implementing Lean to address key healthcare challenges. Finally, it outlines and explains the main steps involved in implementing Lean in any healthcare setting.

Completion Timeframe
2 hours
Level
Beginner

Program Fees & Enrolment

The program fees per region are outlined below. All prices are exclusive of tax.

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Europe - Ireland

Charter House Cobh,
Co. Cork,
Ireland,
P24 R960

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

North America - Canada

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

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
BRUNSWICK WEST
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com