How To Become A Quality Healthcare Provider by Increasing Productivity

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There are many healthcare issues that can be solved with the implementation of Lean. In any organization, and especially in healthcare, time is a critical resource; any time wasted means less time caring for patients. In most cases, the major causes of excess waste are inefficient processes that cause staff to be unproductive. One Lean strategy to combat these inefficiencies …

How To Plan For Exponential Success

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Strategic planning is an organization’s process for defining long-term direction. This process also includes making decisions on allocating resources to pursue this direction. Many organizations struggle with the development, deployment, or maintenance of strategic plans, which can happen for a variety of reasons. In our upcoming webinar on August 24th, we’ll be covering the 6 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning …

Enabling Breakthrough Levels of Performance

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Improvement happens every day, in every organization — even the poorly performing ones. Improvement is the only way a business survives. It is a continuous activity that is incrementally chipped-away at, day after day. It is different than breakthrough improvement, however. Achieving breakthrough improvement requires taking a step back and analyzing your situation a little closer. Breakthrough means the organized creation of …

Why Preparation is Key to Business Success

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In today’s global market, the difference between the successes and the failures is no longer measured only in terms of financial performance and market share. What is now being factored into the equation — and rightfully so — is the value being delivered to the customer, which requires a clearer understanding of the elusive and ever-changing customer needs and the ability to translate those …

Top 4 Quality Management Misconceptions

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In today’s world of continually evolving technology — where not only the technology itself speeds up, but so does the rate of change — it is no easy task for companies to stay on the cutting edge of quality management. In order to maintain and manage quality and processes, the use of a quality management system is often the only way to avoid customer …

How to Become A Quality Healthcare Provider

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Everybody wants top quality healthcare. In celebration of World Quality Month, we took a closer look at data from the top independent healthcare research associations to see where some of the best hospitals in the country are. We wanted to see who was saving the most lives, causing the least complications, and scoring highest on patient satisfaction reports. What we …