Interview & podcast were recorded by Dr. Larry McEvoy for The Physician Effectiveness Project through the Community Consult Podcast
The Holiday Season is upon us! For all the tinsel and trees, gifts and kids from 2 to 92, and sometimes more than a little exuberance and extravagance, it’s also a time to reflect. What’s truly important? Where’s the value?
This year has moved quickly – Thanksgiving is next week with the Holiday Season not far behind!
Here’s an early thought before we get flooded by the craziness of the season. Most of you know Adaptive Design (AD) as a patient-centered system I use to create innovation within an organization… but what about creating innovation within your household? What if instead of just buying more, we use our current resources to do more for our family & friends?
Originally posted on the 3Pillars Global blog for The Innovation Engine on October 17, 2014
On this week’s episode of “The Innovation Engine”, we take a look at the neurophysiology of innovation. We dive into the details about what’s really going on behind the scenes during the decision-making process and why we are often anything but rational, how that impacts the ways to influence change in any organization, and why habit and singular focus can be powerful tools for any business looking to improve overall performance.
Published by Selling to the Masses on Oct. 13, 2014
Dr. John Kenagy, MD, developer of Adaptive Design and founder of Kenagy & Associates talks with Selling to the Masses host Derek Ridenoure about the innovative management techniques and product development approaches illustrated by Adaptive Design. Modeling innovative methods of forward-looking companies, Adaptive Design empowers management to create solutions to problems as they happen on the frontline. These small changes lead to progressively better care at lower cost.
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tember 24, 2014 for the Becker’s Hospital Review, The Daily Beat Blog
Lean and Six Sigma aren’t the answer to improving your hospital. Being like Toyota is, but that doesn’t mean the answer is gemba walks and value stream maps. Don’t let the consultants fool you.
The Lean approach to process improvement gets a lot of attention in healthcare. First appearing in the 1990s, Lean management was touted as a way to remove waste and add value to processes. The theory was largely based on the practices of Japanese carmaker Toyota, a company that, at the time, was rapidly stealing market share from U.S. competitors.
Its success, combined with its leaders’ unusual openness, made Toyota one of the most, if not the most, studied and written about organizations of its time.
tember 17, 2014 for the Becker’s Hospital Review, The Daily Beat Blog
There’s a theme arising in the various conversations I’ve had about leadership lately: The front-line employees are the ones with the real power to transform an organization, leadership just guides them.
This, of course, is an intuitive concept, but one that isn’t always embraced by leaders.
A successful Ambulatory Strategy is essential in the new world of accountable care. The problem is, “culture eats strategy for lunch.” So, how can you insure that your Ambulatory Care and Patient-Centered Medical Home strategy will be successful? Read the rest of this entry »