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Attend both Lean Management Systems and Coaching for Optimal Lean Performance, the week of September 14-17, and save $500. Contact us to register! 



Denver Health Lean Academy Hosts Shingo Institute

Denver Health Lean Academy hosted Shingo Institute including Mark Baker, Executive Director and Shaun Barker, Director of Operations & Assessment for a Shingo Study Tour Site Visit on September 22, 2014. The guests had the opportunity to hear various presentations and speak with members of Denver Health Staff about their Lean Journey. 


Denver Health & Healthcare Performance Partners Announce New Collaboration for Denver Health Lean Academy

Healthcare Performance Partners and Denver Health and Hospital Authority announced a collaboration to enrich the Lean Academy course offerings, as well as to improve and supplement the organization’s overall Lean management systems.


The Promise of Lean Processes

"One approach that addresses both cost and quality is the Toyota Production System or Lean," said former Denver Health CEO, Patty Gabow, MD, in Institute of Medicine.

Denver Health Becomes Profitable After Using Toyota as a Template

"The Denver Health approach is one that public hospitals everywhere should emulate", said Mark McClellan, director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution and former administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.