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Blair Nickle

Blair Nickle - Lean Academy FacultyBlair is a senior director with Healthcare Performance Partners and serves as the lead instructional designer and instructor for the Denver Health Lean Academy. For more than 20 years, Blair has dedicated her career to the improvement of processes, quality, safety, patient satisfaction, employee engagement, physician satisfaction, and financial vitality in healthcare organizations. She has consulted with hospitals, integrated health systems, physician group practices, payer organizations, and pharmaceutical companies across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Her content areas of expertise include instructional design, performance measurement and improvement methodologies, information systems implementation, strategic planning and deployment, project management, and human resource development.

Most recently Blair has assisted large healthcare organizations in creating the systems to meet criteria for meaningful use of electronic medical records, to implement the patient centered medical home model (PCMH) and to prepare to become accountable care organizations (ACO).

Blair holds both a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Tennessee. Her undergraduate work was performed at Emory & Henry College.

Upcoming Workshops

2018 Lean Workshops

Lean Development
April 16-20, May 21-25, June 18-22, July 16-20, August 13-17

Lean Development: Foundations and Management (Bundle A)
April 16-18, May 21-23, June 18-20, July 16-18, August 13-15

Lean Development: Management and Coaching (Bundle B)
April 18-20, May 23-25, June 20-22, July 18-20, August 15-17

Lean Development: Foundations (Independent Session A)
April 16-17, May 21-22, June 18-19, July 16-17, August 13-14

Lean Development: Management (Independent Session B
April 18, May 23, June 20, July 18, August 15

Lean Development: Coaching (Independent Session C)
April 19-20, May 24-25, June 21-22, July 19-20, August 16-17

Lean Analytics | May 15-16, July 24-25

Executive / Senior Leader Site Visit | April 10, June 12

Senior Leader Lean Workshop | April 11, June 13

Executive Site Visit and Senior Leader Lean Workshop Combination | April 10-11, June 12-13