Program Announcement: Applying Lean Methodologies to Healthcare

Please join the Midlands and Lowcountry LPCs for an opportunity to learn about Lean methodologies from General Electric, the second largest practitioner of Lean in the world. We will hear about lean methodologies in manufacturing, tour the magnet plant, and hear from expert panelists on how to successfully apply these practices to healthcare.

WHEN: Thursday, May 22, 2014
WHERE: GE Magnet Plant, 3001 West Radio Drive Florence, SC 29501

9:30 – Arrival / Light Breakfast
10:00 – Kickoff and Introductions
10:05 – Manufacturing Roots and Applications of Lean
10:35 – Culture Driven Performance and Lean Performance Improvement
11:30 – Lunch Break and Factory Tour
1:00 – Making Sense of Performance Transformation Methodologies
Panel Discussion with:

  • Donna Isgett- Senior VP of Quality and Safety, McLeod Health in Florence
  • David Parks- Senior VP of Cardiac and Clinic Support Services, New Hanover Health Networks, Wilmington, NC
  • Dr. Todd Shuman- Medical Director of Quality, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC
  • Moderated by Chuck Taylor, Director of GE Healthcare, Performance Solutions

2:30 – Wrap-up and Adjourn

Due to facility constraints, this event is limited to the first 60 registrants.

FEES: ACHE Member $35, Student $25, Non member $45. Lunch and snacks provided.

Midlands LPC Chair, Emilie Keene
Lowcountry LPC Chair, Jessica O’Reilly jessicaw.o’

As an independent chartered Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, South Carolina ACHE Chapter is authorized to award 1.5 hours of ACHE Qualified Education and 1.5 hours of face to face credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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