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Lean Thinking In Lean Times (A.M. Session)

  • 07 Feb 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn, 549 South Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67207


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Lean Thinking In Lean Times

Cut waste and improve efficiency in your facility using Lean methodology. Gain tools to problem solve any issue.  

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Holiday Inn

549 South Rock Rd

Wichita, KS 67207

Two-Sessions Available:

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (registration at 8:00 a.m.)


1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (registration at 12:30 p.m.)

Title: Lean Thinking in Lean Times

Speaker: Susan Runyan

Learning Objectives

  1. Gain an understanding of Lean principles
  2. Utilize lean problem solving tools
  3. Understand how to collect relevant to describe processes
  4. Gain the skills necessary to utilize A3 problem solving

Susan Runyan started her own consulting firm in 2016. She primarily assists Critical Access Hospitals with quality improvement activities and programs along with quality data reporting.  Runyan’s background includes more than 14 years in hospital risk and quality management.  Most recently, she served as program director for the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative.  She has also served as a quality improvement project manager for the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care.  Runyan has expertise in teaching Lean and Plan-Do-Study-Act methodologies, as well as other performance/quality improvement training.


She holds a master of health care leadership from Friends University and a Bachelor of Science degree in health care administration from Southwestern College. Runyan also holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate in health care from Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

Room Block: $91 at the Holiday Inn - Just mention KACE when making the reservation 316/686-7131.

Continuing Education: This course has been approved for 4.0 continuing education hours in the core area of Administration for Licensed Adult Home Administrators and Registered Operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (LTS A1427).

For more details click here: Lean Thinking In Lean Times Flyer with Reg.pdf


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