Lean for Healthcare


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Lean for Healthcare

Course Description

Winner of the 2014 Outstanding Live CME Activity Award by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

This award-winning workshop is an applications-oriented course designed specifically for healthcare professionals. It uses a mix of lectures, hands-on case analyses, experiential role-playing three-phased simulation, and small interactive group sessions to teach the principles of lean transformation in the hospital setting.

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Key Benefits

  • Learn how to implement Lean principles.
  • Understand the root causes of operational dysfunction.
  • Gain new perspectives on operational improvement.
  • Identify high-leverage areas for improvement.
  • Identify and use the most common Lean tools for improvement.
  • Understand the role of human and organizational elements in implementing and sustaining a Lean transformation.
  • Earn 32 AMA PRA Category 1 credits, contact hours, or CEUs.

Case Studies

2014 Award for Outstanding Live CE Activity 2014 Award for Outstanding CE Outcomes Assessment

Duration & Dates

Please contact us for more information.
Phone: 865-974-5001


This course is offered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, or a location of your choice.


Keith Leitner

Keith A. Leitner is a lecturer in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. In his role at the Graduate and Executive Education area, Keith has created... Full Bio


This course is offered in custom and open enrollment formats. Please call 1-865-974-5001 for more information.