Lean Healthcare Tools and Practices

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

  • Define and identify characteristics of Kanban
  • Identify POUS and spaghetti diagrams
  • Identify a value stream map and identify what it represents
  • Identify the steps of creating a future state map

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Why this program?

This course introduces value stream Mapping, standard work, 5S, and visual management and how each is applied across a variety of health settings. The course offers a real life case study involving Leading Edge Group consultants applying some of these tools at a large primary care clinic to increase its efficiency and productivity, and to meet patient needs. 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 such as Quality Administrators, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Laboratory Technologists and Program Managers 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.

Shrikant Kelkar

With over 10 years of experience working with multiple Fortune 500 companies across Asia, Europe and North America, Shrikant has coached teams on strategy development, process improvement using Lean methodologies, and has helped build high performing teams at the front line. A mechanical engineer, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a co-active life coach, Shrikant developed his passion for continuous improvement and Lean thinking whilst working at FedEx in the Middle East in a strategy...

Key Information

Lean methodology includes a set of tools, principles, and practices that help healthcare and other organizations improve efficiency, and quality, and reduce waste. This course introduces some key Lean tools and concepts used in day-to-day management of healthcare organizations. It overviews Kaizen, POUS, and spaghetti diagrams, and the everyday use and benefits of these tools in healthcare. The course goes on to discuss perhaps the most important Lean tool – Value Stream Mapping, and how it is performed in healthcare. Next, standard work, 5S, and Visual Management are presented, along with healthcare examples and illustrations. Finally, the course offers a real-life case study involving Leading Edge Group consultants applying some of these tools at a large primary care clinic to increase its efficiency and productivity, and to meet patient needs.

Completion Timeframe
2 hours

Program Fees & Enrolment

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

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Any questions?

If you have any further questions, or want to register a group, get in touch:

Europe - Ireland

Co. Cork,
P24 AD90

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

North America - Canada

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

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com