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Evolving the Lean Journey at Denver Health

Presented by Beth Fingado, Denver Health’s Director of Lean Systems Improvement

In May 2016, six Denver Health representatives attended the Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx) 2016 Quest for Excellence Conference, which focused on the sharing of success stories and lessons learned by organizations receiving awards for overall performance excellence. Read Beth Findgado's presentation from the conference.


A Lean Academy VSA Creates New Learned Behaviors

Read how the hiring process was evaluated at Denver Health


You Can Now Say Yes!

Learn about Denver Health's Lean Approach to Accepting External Referrals


Confusing Coding Processes Revamped through a Lean RIE

Improved Patient Safety Indicators accuracy and increased reimbursement revenue


Denver Health saves millions using Toyota efficiency principles

The Denver Post

The Denver Post discusses how Denver Health saves millions using Toyota efficiency principles.

Upcoming Workshops

2016 Lean Academy Course Calendar

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  • July 27-28: Lean Coaching
  • August 2-3: Lean Analytics 
  • August 22-25: Lean Fundamentals
  • September 22-23: Lean Site Visit
  • October 3-6: Lean Fundamentals