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Report-out Roundup: February 2014

Every month, teams in health regions and organizations are engaged in improvement efforts to make care better and safer for Saskatchewan patients. Here is a list of dates* when kaizen teams will be sharing the results of their work this month.  In most cases, these report-outs are open to anyone interested. If you would like […]
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Mamawetan’s Lean Journey Takes off

The Environmental Services Team in front of their daily visual management board. From left: Sarah Schell, Sandra Hastings, Sheryl Howat, GloriaDufresne. While they’ve only just begun their Lean journey, Mamawetan has experienced several key learnings to date. Among them: making results or measurements visible creates urgency and transparency, and anyone can make improvements. Staff in […]
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Coming soon to a theatre near you

Okay…maybe that’s a bit of stretch. But the story of how Saskatchewan is overhauling health care to put patients first WAS showing on the big screens (and on guest room TVs too) at the IHI National Forum December 9-12 in Orlando. More than 6,000 people make the pilgrimage to this QI mecca every winter. Other […]