1.5 Day Lean Executive Site Visit
April 25-26, 2013
4. 5 Day Lean Academy Training
May 20-24, 2013
I Want To
Denver Health, the top performer among participating public hospitals, was presented with 2011 UHC award by Jake Groenewold, UHC's senior vice president, Supply Chain, at the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Fall Conference in Washington, DC. The hospital was recognized for excelling in the following five areas: excel in 5 areas: Physician alignment and stewardship; Evidence-based evaluations; Innovative supply chain approaches; Focus on distribution and utilization processes; and Long-term commitment to continuous improvement. The hospital credits their LEAN practices for their success in improving Denver Health's supply chain and receiving this award.
Denver Health received a 2011 Shingo Award and was the first healthcare organization to be awarded The Shingo Bronze Medallion for Operational Excellence. As part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, the mission of The Shingo Prize is to create excellence in organizations through the application of universally accepted principles of operational excellence and to empower people and transform organizational culture. "The award recipients have proven themselves as leaders in operational excellence and have challenged traditional paradigms to face competitive challenges in today’s global economy," Bob Miller, The Shingo Prize Executive Director.