Chris Calderone, MA, MBA is the founder and managing partner of the Lean Healthcare Consulting Group, LLC, a healthcare consultancy firm that focuses on the home medical equipment sector and the post-acute setting - including home healthcare, home infusion, complex rehab, and long-term care. The LHCG specializes in process assessment, workflow optimization tactics, leadership development, talent management, lean thinking training and applications, process redesign, change management, and strategic planning. Chris started in healthcare 1993 and has worked throughout the health care continuum for hospitals, home health agencies, DME providers. He has held variety of leadership roles in operations, strategy, and quality improvement. Chris is a veteran of the United States Army and he holds a B.A. in healthcare management from Spring Arbor University, a MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a master’s degree in organizational management from Spring Arbor University. Chris is known for his special expertise in home health, long term care, hospice, HME distribution operations, multi-disciplinary out-patient clinics, physician practices, and home medical equipment operations. Chris is a nationally recognized health care speaker and author. Chris has presented to many national audiences at healthcare trade shows and annual conferences. He has also written several articles for various healthcare management publications on quality, leadership, and performance improvement.
This practical, how-to webinar session will clearly and succinctly provide an overview of the six proven "success steps" for implementing lean in any healthcare environment: with a special emphasis on the physician practice.