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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.


Denver Health Received 2011 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award


Denver Health, the top performer among participating public hospitals, was presented with the award for demonstrating excellence in supply chain management.