Signature Healthcare: Adopting teamwork and respect to save lives.

Employees2300
ResultsSafety Improved 75%
Date2011-2017
SectorHealthcare
Signature includes both Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group. The hospital has 245 licensed beds, including a 29-bed hospital-based skilled nursing unit. Operation of this Transitional Care Unit began in 1997. In addition to providing medical/surgical, pediatric and obstetric services, the hospital offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, radiation oncology, cardiac catheterization, Level II nursery, and magnetic resonance imaging.
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Signature Healthcare: Adopting teamwork and respect to save lives.

Carpenter Technologies: Embracing cultural change at the leadership level

Employees3100
SolutionOperational Excellence
Date2013-2015
SectorSpecialty Steel
Embracing best-in-class manufacturing practices, Carpenter’s SAO (Specialty Alloys Operations) facilities in North America, Europe and Asia manufacture and warehouse cast-wrought stainless steels, high temperature (nickel, iron and cobalt-base) alloys, high-strength alloy steels, medical alloys, magnetic and controlled expansion alloys, tool and die steels, and other specialty grades in long product form. The Carpenter team realized that orienting everything in the plant safety first, customer-focused improvement would stabilize their performance.
Carpenter Technologies: Embracing cultural change at the leadership level

Allegheny Health Network - Forbes Heart and Vascular Center

Employees900
SolutionDeveloping Physician Leaders
Date2007-2011
SectorHealthcare
The Ed Dardanelles Heart and Vascular Center was a new cardiac surgery program developed in a community hospital setting using the operational excellence (OE) method, which is based on the principles of the Toyota production system. The Operational excellence methodology was taught to the cardiac surgery team. Coaching by the Adams Strategy Group team (known then as KCOE) started 2 months before the opening of the program and continued for 24 months...
Allegheny Health Network - Forbes Heart and Vascular Center

LifeBridge Health: Getting Learning
and Design in Place Quickly

Employees15,000
SolutionsAssessment
Learning Solutions
Logistics
Date2018
SectorHealthcare
LifeBridge Health is a multi-hospital, multi-physician group enterprise that has integrations in logistics, retirement living and fitness.  The LifeBridge Operational Excellence and Performance Improvement team needed a fast and well-designed solution that fit their emerging need.  They had to get a standardized management system in place that leveraged previous initiatives in three major business operations.
LifeBridge Health: Getting Learningand Design in Place Quickly

Ostara Nutrient Recovery: An Operating and Management System for Scalabiilty

Employees80
SolutionOperational Excellence Roadmap
Date2018
SectorManufacturing
Ostara is an emerging business that is rapidly gaining market share in their industry. Faced with the need to scale quickly, Ostara needed a standardized management and production system that respected the unique, values-driven culture of the team.
Ostara Nutrient Recovery: An Operating and Management System for Scalabiilty