The Center is not alone in our mission to improve healthcare and create value. We are lucky enough to be joined along the way by great partners.
Works to identify and encourage opportunities for increasing value in the health care system, as well as changes in healthcare payment systems, organizational structures and relationships that improve value.
Organizes research teams to design and test new methods of care delivery that substantially reduce population-wide disability and annual per capita health spending in the near term.
Developing lean leaders of organizations that strive for operational excellence. The Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) and the Master of Business Operational Excellence for Health Care are innovative degree programs preparing high-potential managers for leadership in the emerging, rapid and continuous improvement environment found in leading healthcare organizations.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide.
A nonprofit education, publishing, research, and conference organization founded by James P. Womack in 1997with an action plan. Compared with traditional "think" tanks, LEI is a "do" tank. LEI carries out its mission through Value Streams, Lean Education, Lean Learning Materials, the Lean Summit conferences, the Lean Global Network and other tools on the organization’s website.
A unique collaboration of healthcare providers, payers, employers and consumers dedicated to tackling the complex challenge of providing quality healthcare, while reforming a frequently cumbersome payment structure. It has started pilot experiments for payment bundling related to total knee replacements and adult diabetes.
Strives to create excellence through the application of universally accepted principles of operational excellence, alignment of management systems, and the wise application of improvement techniques. It teaches correct principles and new paradigms that accelerate the flow of value, align and empower people, and transform organizational culture.
A multi-stakeholder, voluntary consortium of Wisconsin organizations that publicly report performance measurement information. Its mission is to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare in Wisconsin. WCHQ draws its membership from health systems, medical groups, hospitals and health plans.
A not-for-profit collaboration of health care providers, insurance companies, employers and public entities created in 2005 to develop a statewide database of health insurance claims. WHIO’s goal is to use data to improve the quality, affordability, safety and efficiency of health care in the state.