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What's in your toolbox?

OPHA Webinar – What’s in Your Toolbox? An overview of Lean Sigma tools for continuous quality improvement in public health

What: Webinar
When: August 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm

This webinar provides an overview of key Lean Sigma tools and how they can be used in public health settings as part of a continuous quality improvement initiative. These include Kaizen, 5S, SIPOC, VOCCTQ, and other templates. The webinar will feature specific examples of how these have been utilized in Ontario public health units.

Janine LeFort, Director of Education Services for Leading Edge Group, has over 25 years’ experience in process improvement across a variety of sectors.  Janine is known for her ability to build and implement cross functional processes and systems through developing effective relationships and utilizing superior knowledge transfer techniques.  She is qualified as a Lean Black Belt and, as a forward thinker, is currently completing her Masters in Distance Education at Athabasca University. Most recently, Janine has added value as a Lean facilitator in public health by enabling the successful transition of a genetics program from a district health unit to a hospital. Furthermore, Janine has supported district health units in Ontario through Lean coaching and mentoring. This support has resulted in significant cost savings and increased capacity to enable staff to focus on providing improved services to the public. Janine is also a part-time Professor at George Brown College in Toronto.

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