California’s public health care systems are integrating Lean management techniques at every level to improve performance. Case studies of five California systems highlight their progress and lessons learned.
Contact: Sean South, CPCA, 916-273-0729 Ned Wigglesworth, CMA, 916-551-2873 Amy Weitz, CAPH, 510-874-7113 SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Primary Care Association (CPCA), the California Medical Association (CMA), and the California Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems [...]
CAPH and SNI are pleased to announce that David Lown, MD, will be its new Executive Director. At this historic time in health care — both for safety net providers in the context of health reform and for SNI as it embarks on its next chapter — Dr. Lown brings a comprehensive understanding of [...]
The film portrays an intimate day-in-the-life look at a typical day in the emergency department at Alameda County Medical Center’s Highland Hospital, and demonstrates the critical role that public hospital systems serve in their communities. Centering on several key patients, the film [...]