Stanford Medicine Process Excellence: August 2020

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We wish we could send you a real popsicle. Instead, we invite you to grab something cold from your freezer, turn up your fan, and take a quick break with our August newsletter. Enjoy!

Process Excellence Vlog: Episode #3 is here!

Kevin Moody shares what his family and team are doing to thrive during the Covid 19 Pandemic. You'll also learn Kevin's life philosophy, and his favorite ice cream flavor.
VIE (Virtual Improvement Event) Update
The Process Excellence team has been working with several remarkable teams to implement improvements in a virtual setting. We’ve learned a lot from this new event and participating teams have seen tremendous progress. 
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Make Great Results Sustainable For Your Team

How You Can Adopt The Journey Mindset.
GSB researchers Huang and Aaker say the secret to maintaining achievements is to change how we think about them. Here are three steps to help your team reflect on the journey of your achievements:
  1. Read the article 
  2. Watch the video
  3. Take time in your team huddle to discuss how you can adopt The Journey Mindset


The Process Excellence team sends a huge shout-out to the School of Medicine Cross-Department teams! Your hard work and commitment has translated into: a reduction in the time it takes to appoint Clinician Educators, the start of a succession planning and “slating” tool for critical administrative positions, a reduction in Labor Distribution Adjustments, more timely Quarterly Certifications in the Post-Award process, fewer administrative hours spent on sponsored research award close-out, a revaluation of the Job Information Form (JIF) in our job posting process, the creation of a pre-award resource library, and many more improvements, We’re excited to see what these teams can accomplish in FY '21.
Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement invites you to their two day virtual lean healthcare conference. Hear presenters across the globe share stories of how they leveraged Lean Thinking And Practice in their Covid-19 responses.
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