Lean Six Sigma Principles for Healthcare Providers and Medical Groups
Marina Farah, MD, MHA
FarahMD Consulting, LLC
Date & Time: October 3rd, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location: First Republic Bank
388 Market St., Conf. Room 12G, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Terri Fischer
ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Successful healthcare improvements require a disciplined approach to planning and execution, as well as change management knowledge. This presentation offers a step-by-step roadmap for healthcare improvement project planning and implementation using Lean Six Sigma Principles and offers practical tips on how to assemble a high-functioning team, set SMART goals, design and implement an effective solution and evaluate impact. Learn how to apply Kotter’s 8-Step Process for leading change to engage your front-line staff to ensure project success.
After this presentation, you will be able to:
1. Plan and implement a successful healthcare improvement project.
2. Build a high-functioning team to achieve results.
3. Develop effective communication strategy to lead change.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Marina Farah, MD, MHA, is an experienced hospitalist, Physician Advisor, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and national performance improvement expert. She dedicated the last 10 years to improving clinical care quality, efficiency and profitability across 200 hospitals nationwide. Prior to founding FarahMD Consulting, she served as a Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Policy Interpretation at Sound Physicians, a leading national provider of physician services.
Dr. Farah is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Washington as well as Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Healthcare Certifications from the University of Michigan.