You’re invited: Lean Thinker’s Series to focus on daily management systems

June 11, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend the next talk in the Lean Thinker’s Series, to be given by Terry Platchek, M.D.

Platchek is a clinical associate professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and serves as the vice president for performance improvement at Stanford Children’s Health, as well as the fellowship director of the Clinical Excellence Research Center.

Together with hospital medicine, Platchek’s career focuses on using continuous improvement systems and Lean thinking to improve quality, safety, experience, cost and appropriateness in health care delivery. Platchek is co-author of the book Advanced Lean in Healthcare and his publications focus on the education and engagement of clinicians in improving health care delivery systems and the development of innovative models for delivering higher quality health care at a lower cost. His Lean Thinker’s talk will focus on daily management systems.

Speaker: Terry Platchek, M.D.

When: Noon – 1 p.m., Monday, June 18

Where: Danto Auditorium, Frankel Cardiovascular Center

Title: Daily Management Systems: A Vital Component for Sustaining Improvement

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