Announcements

In Case You Missed It: June 2017 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center - Last Friday saw the completion of another successful quarterly Kaizen event. Hosted by Lutheran Medical Center, the meeting drew fifty-seven Colorado Lean Network members and sparked great discussion about Lean applications in healthcare. Jennifer House, the CLN liaison for Lutheran Medical Center, had this to say about the event: Thank you to those of you who … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: June 2017 Quarterly Kaizen at Lutheran Medical Center
Vote for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champions - The Colorado Lean Network is dedicated to increase the resources available to you. In order to do that, we need your help choosing the first group of Colorado Lean Champions. 
Run for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champion Team - The Colorado Lean Network is dedicated to increase the resources available to you. In order to do that, we need your help because those same resources come from our members–you! 12 Colorado Lean Champion Positions Open If elected by the members, you will: Meet as a group 1-2 times annually: Define vision, mission, strategy and … Continue reading Run for the 2017 – 2019 Colorado Lean Champion Team
Denver Health Earns the 2016 Peak Award - Denver Health recently received the 2016 Peak Award granted by Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx). The Peak Award is the regional equivalent of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which... Continue reading →
Denver Zoo Peak Academy  - Do you ever wonder how the Denver Zoo uses process improvement to innovate? Watch this short clip. Thanks for sharing Sophia Ernst.
SME Lean Certification - Bruce Patch, an active member of the CLN, shared a resource for obtaining a variety of Lean certifications from SME. If you would like more information about how SME Lean certifications can help you, Bruce Patch can be reached at:  bruce.patch@pinnacol.com
Welcome to the Colorado Lean Network - Innovation—desk level, grass roots, employee lead innovation—it’s what we do and it is how the Colorado (or Front Range) Lean Practitioner’s Group got its start. A couple of passionate practitioners who realized there were so many of us doing the same thing, failing the same way and learning the same lessons independently.  Why couldn’t we … Continue reading Welcome to the Colorado Lean Network