An Exciting Lean Simulation with 20 University Students

Stephen, Mary, and Jonathan pose for a picture with the university students after the simulation's final round.

AN EXCITING LEAN SIMULATION WITH 20 UNIVERSITY STUDENTS THE FACILITATORS On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, Stephen and his wife, Kayti, were joined the by talented Jonathan Lewis to facilitate an interactive simulation designed to empower future health care leaders to make positive change. They traveled to the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in […]

Your Expectation of a 21st Century Operating Room? 

Is starting on time your expectation of a 21st century operating room? Your surgery has been planned for months, and the day is finally here. “The surgery will be quick, and your recovery will be easy. I do this all the time,” your surgeon told you at his office a few weeks prior. “Your spouse will […]

What is the Value of a Surgical Optimization Program?

    “It’s highly inefficient for me to do surgeries here. We can’t ever seem to start on time.”     Complaints around the efficiency and timing of surgery is a symptom of a more complex root cause and may indicate a need for a surgical optimization program based on well-founded concepts.     Some benefits include […]

Caring For Our Nurses: Compassion Fatigue

Caring For Our Nurses Imagine laying in a hospital bed experiencing great pain in your shoulder and you feel like your heart is going to explode out of your chest. You are experiencing headaches from caffeine withdrawals, and are in dire need to have any of the pain relieved. A nurse enters the room and […]

Are We Witnessing a Great Transformation in Healthcare?

Are We Witnessing a Great Transformation in Healthcare? Within healthcare, hearing about someone resigning has become all too frequent. Concerns about burden on the remaining workforce takes a front seat to many conversations.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record high of approximately 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September 2021, […]