Oregon Office of Rural Health

CORH February Webinar: Quality and Process Improvement: Applying LEAN Strategies in a Healthcare Setting

February 18, 2020
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Contact Information

The Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) is hosting an upcoming webinar on February 18th at 12:00 noon CST: “Quality and Process Improvement: Applying LEAN Strategies in a Healthcare Setting”.

PURPOSE: Provide knowledge and skills in evidence-based best practices utilizing the lean strategy to make actionable changes within a healthcare facility to support enhanced patient outcomes.

  • Discuss continuous quality improvement and the quality improvement strategy LEAN
  • Review 6 principles of LEAN
  • Discuss LEAN Thinking/Management in Healthcare
  • Identify common challenges to implementing LEAN
  • Review materials for use of LEAN within the facility QI Program 

HOST: Tammy Wagner, RN, CPHQ, IQCI. Ms. Wagner serves as Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Quality Improvement for the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Rural and Community Health Institute. She has a strong background in clinical management, quality improvement, performance improvement, risk management, utilization management and data analytics and is a Team STEPPS master trainer. Ms. Wagner holds certifications in Utilization Management, Patent Safety, and Quality Improvement as well as being a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). If you have questions or wish to submit a question prior to the webinar, please email: cavila@tamu.edu.

Registration Link: https://tamu.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZIpduypqj4jjyZ2o0F0xY869Z2mDhdoyA

Center for Optimizing Rural Health link: https://optimizingruralhealth.org 

This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement #U2BRH32163. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For questions, contact Cassity Avila at cavila@tamu.edu.